Software Support Services Taxable in Pennsylvania

Monday, February 13th, 2017

 
 
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The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue ruled that all support services for canned computer software are taxable.

Pennsylvania taxes sales of tangible personal property, which includes canned computer software. Sales of canned computer software include sales of maintenance, updates, and support for the software. Taxable services include troubleshooting, training, remote or telephone support, upgrades, and other modifications to the software. Services are taxable when they involve physical or remote access to, use of, or alteration to software.

http://www.revenue.pa.gov/GeneralTaxInformation/TaxLawPoliciesBulletinsNotices/Documents/Letter%20Rulings/SUT/sut-17-001.pdf


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Transaction (buying or selling things), Tax (the tax on this activity), Resources (our people, our website, our support services) - TTR, Inc.

TTR has a website that companies subscribe to and use daily. This website provides a list of everything that can be bought or sold in the U.S. It provides simple answers to whether buying or selling these items is taxable (subject to a sales tax or other tax), and it provides all the legal authority to support these tax answers.

TTR likes to keep things simple and fun, which is why it has great people who provide help to clients on any support questions they have about transaction tax issues.

Please visit TTR on the web at www.ttrus.com or call 866.578.8193.

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