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R&TC § 25136 - Sales Other than Sales of Tangible Personal Property

Revenue and Taxation Code (R&TC) section 25136 was amended to provide new rules for assigning sales from other than tangible personal property in California for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011.

Applicable for Taxable Years Beginning on or after 1/1/2011 (effective 10/19/2010, as enacted by SB 858) Applicable for Taxable Years Beginning before 1/1/2011
(a) For taxable years beginning before January 1, 2011, and for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, for which Section 25128.5 is operative and an election under subdivision (a) of Section 25128.5 has not been made, sales, other than sales of tangible personal property, are in this state if:

(1) The income-producing activity is performed in this state; or

(2) The income-producing activity is performed both in and outside this state and a greater proportion of the income-producing activity is performed in this state than in any other state, based on costs of performance.

(3) This subdivision shall apply, and subdivision (b) shall not apply, for any taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2011, for which Section 25128.5 is not operative for any taxpayer subject to the tax imposed under this part.

(b) For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011:

(1) Sales from services are in this state to the extent the purchaser of the service received the benefit of the service in this state.

(2) Sales from intangible property are in this state to the extent the property is used in this state. In the case of marketable securities, sales are in this state if the customer is in this state.

(3) Sales from the sale, lease, rental, or licensing of real property are in this state if the real property is located in this state.

(4) Sales from the rental, lease, or licensing of tangible personal property are in this state if the property is located in this state.

(5) (A) If Section 25128.5 is operative, then this subdivision shall apply in lieu of subdivision (a) for any taxable year for which an election has been made under subdivision (a) of Section 25128.5.

(B) If Section 25128.5 is not operative, then this subdivision shall not apply and subdivision (a) shall apply for any taxpayer subject to the tax imposed under this part.

(C) Notwithstanding subparagraphs (A) or (B), this subdivision shall apply for purposes of paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 23101.

(c) The Franchise Tax Board may prescribe those regulations as necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of subdivision (b).

Applicable for Taxable Years Beginning on or after 1/1/2011 (effective before 10/19/2010, as enacted by SB X3 15)

(a) Sales, other than sales of tangible personal property, are in this state as follows:

(1) Sales from services are in this state to the extent the purchaser of the service received the benefit of the service in this state.

(2) Sales from intangible property are in this state to the extent the property is used in this state. In the case of marketable securities, sales are in this state if the customer is in this state.

(3) Sales from the sale, lease, rental, or licensing of real property are in this state if the real property is located in this state.

(4) Sales from the rental, lease, or licensing of tangible personal property are in this state if the property is located in this state.

(b) The Franchise Tax Board may prescribe regulations as necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this section.
(a) Sales, other than sales of tangible personal property, are in this state if:

(1) The income-producing activity is performed in this state; or

(2) The income-producing activity is performed both in and outside this state and a greater proportion of the income-producing activity is performed in this state than in any other state, based on costs of performance.

(b) This section shall not apply to taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, and as of that date is repealed.