REG-1-001, Nature of the Sales Tax

001.01 The sales tax is imposed upon the gross receipts from all sales, leases, rentals, installation, application, repair, or maintenance of tangible personal property, the gross receipts of every person providing or installing utility services, the gross receipts of a retailer of intellectual or entertainment properties, the gross receipts from the sale of admissions, the gross receipts from renting or furnishing accommodations or lodging for periods of less than thirty days, and the gross receipts from the sale or providing of certain enumerated services. (Reg-1-007, Gross Receipts)

001.01A For the purposes of the sales and use tax regulations, the term property shall mean all tangible and intangible property, rights, licenses, and franchises subject to tax under section 77-2703(1) of the Nebraska Revised Statutes.

001.02 This tax is not upon the article sold, but upon the transaction called the sale. The term "sale" includes installment, conditional and credit sales, and includes any transfer of title or possession, segregation in contemplation of transfer of title or possession, exchange, barter, lease or rental, conditional sale, or otherwise in any manner or by any means for a consideration. 001.03 The amount of sales tax collected is a trust fund held by the collector that belongs to the state. Any sales tax that is improperly or erroneously collected also belongs to the state and must be remitted.

(Sections 77-2702.07, 77-2702.14, 77-2702.15, 77-2703(1), and 77-3905(6), R.R.S. 2003. October 1, 2003.)