and bookkeeping services, architectural and engineering services, specialized design services,custom computer programming, computer systems design, other computer related services,including facilities management, management consulting services, environmental and other technical consulting services, scientific research and development services, advertising and related services, veterinary services, and all other miscellaneous professional and technical services. Never been taxed.
FY’14 $108,746,500; FY’15 $114,541,500
17. Informational services purchased by consumers -
Includes services from newspaper publishers, periodicals publishers, book publishers, database, directory and other publishers,software publishers, motion picture and video industries, sound recording industries, radio and television broadcasters, cable networks and program distributors, data processing businessesand other providers of information services. Never been taxed.
FY’14 $24,348,500; FY’15 $25,412,500
18. Certain transportation and storage services -
Purchases of airline, bus, railroad, taxicab,truck, water, limousine, toll road, pipeline, postal, couriers, messenger, warehousing and storageservices. Never been taxed.
FY’14 $52,687,000; FY’15 $54,872,000
19. Installation, repair, maintenance and other labor service fees -
Include received for labor or services used in installing or applying or repairing the property sold or fabricated, if separately charged or stated is exempt from tax. For example, sales tax is charged on the sales price of automobile parts but not on the price of the labor charged for repair, maintenance or installation. Exemption based on taxing goods, not labor or repairs.
FY’14 $44,165,500; FY’15 $45,657,000
20. Basic cable and satellite television services -
Include the minimum cable and satellitetelevision service that can be purchased from a cable or satellite television supplier is exempt from tax. All extended service is taxable.
FY’14 $4,284,500; FY’15 $4,455,500
21. Telecommunications services -
Sales of international and interstate telecommunicationsservice are exempt from tax. Reason: Exemption reduces the cost of interstate telephone callsfor all consumers and businesses and is an economic development incentive for business.
FY’14 $10,279,000; FY’15 $10,678,000
22. Meals served in cafeterias and dining halls -Revenue lost:
The sales tax treatment of leasing and rentals would be revised to be more consistent with thetreatment of such transactions in most other states.