Fire Safety Training Not Taxable in New York

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

 
 
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The New York Department of Taxation and Finance ruled that sales of fire safety training programs are not taxable.

The taxpayer sold fire protection equipment to commercial, industrial, and public facilities. Additionally, taxpayer offered a service in which its employees traveled to customers' business locations to present a fire safety program. The program included lectures, group discussions, PowerPoint presentations, video, and hands-on experience. No property or equipment was transferred to the customer.

New York taxes sales of tangible personal property and identified services. The Department ruled that the fire safety training program was a non-taxable instructional service.

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