Non-prescription Hyperbaric Chambers Taxable in Washington

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

 
 
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The Washington Department of Revenue (DOR) determined that hyperbaric chambers are taxable when the oxygen used in the chambers is not prescribed.

The DOR explained that the hyperbaric chambers did not qualify for the exemption for oxygen concentration systems because the oxygen provided to customers was not prescribed by a physician or other licensed professional.

The determination also noted that if a prescription was provided, only the oxygen concentrator would be exempt. The chamber body and frame would still be taxable.

http://dor.wa.gov/Docs/Rules/wtd/2016/35WTD344.pdf


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