Bakery Items - fresh,canned, or frozen
(sprinkles, confetti, etc.)
powder, baking soda,yeast)
herbs, spices, etc.)
seasonings (fresh, canned,and bottled)
including cottage cheese,cream cheese
half, heavy, etc.)
(canned and dry)
(powdered and liquid)
bottled, or frozen)
Drugs and Medicines
Grocery and Convenience Stores: Taxable and Nontaxable Sales
To be nontaxable, newspapers must be printed on newsprint,be distributed at short intervals of four weeks or less, be soldfor an average price of $1.50 or less over a 30-day period, anddisseminate general interest news and advertisements.
Lone Star Card – Food Stamps
Anything that can be bought legally with the Lone Star Cardis not taxable. For example, candy, soft drinks and ice areusually taxable, but are nontaxable if bought using the LoneStar Card. If a customer buys milk, fruit, bread, soft drinksand candy and pays with the Lone Star Card and cash, theLone Star Card should first be used to pay for the soft drinksand candy. In other words, do not collect sales tax on thecandy and soft drinks as long as they are purchased with theLone Star Card.
Over-the-Counter Drugs and Medicines
Over-the-counter drugs and medicines, vitamins andminerals, and nutritional supplements are not taxable.
Examples of Nontaxable Items