Florida Suggested Format Agricultural Blanket Exemption Certificate
A sales tax exemption certificate can be used by businesses (or in some cases, individuals) who are making purchases that are exempt from the Florida sales tax. You can download a PDF of the Florida Suggested Format Agricultural Blanket Exemption Certificate on this page. For other Florida sales tax exemption certificates, go here.
Florida's sales tax does not apply on the sale, rental, or consumption used in farming. In order to avail the exemption, the buyer should provide this certificate to the seller stating the exemption, and the seller shall not charge the sales tax from him. The seller, in turn, should keep a copy of this certificate on file as proof of tax-exempt status.
Suggested Format Agricultural Blanket Exemption CertificateSUGGESTED PURCHASERS EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE ITEMS FOR AGRICULTURAL USE OR FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AND POWER FARM EQUIPMENT FL Regulation 12A-1.087(10) This is to certif.y that the items identified below, purchased on or after the signature date below from ___________________________________________________ (Selling Dealers Business Name) are purchased, leased, licensed, or rented for the following purpose as checked in the space provided. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list: ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ) Feed for livestock, including poultry, ostriches, racehorses and dairy cows. ) Cloth, plastic, or similar material used for shade, mulch, or protection from frost or insects on a farm. ) Fertilizers (including peat, topsoil, sand used for rooting purposes, peat moss, compost, and manure, but not fill dirt), insecticides, fungicides, pesticides, and weed killers used for application on or in the cultivation of crops, groves, home vegetable gardens, and commercial nurseries. ) Generators purchased, rented, or leased for exclusive use on a poultry farm. See the exemption category provided for power farm equipment, as defined in Section 212.02(30), F.S., which includes generators, motors, and similar types of equipment. ) Insecticides and fungicides, including disinfectants, used in dairy barns or on poultry farms for the purpose of protecting cows or poultry or used directly on animals, as provided in Section 212.08(5)(a), F.S. ) Nets, and parts used in the repair of nets, purchased by commercial fisheries. ) Nursery stock, seedlings, cuttings, or other propagative material for growing stock. ) Portable containers, or moveable receptacles in which portable containers are placed, that are used for harvesting or processing farm products. ) Seedlings, cuttings, and plants used to produce food for human consumption ) Items that are used by a farmer to contain, produce, or process an agricultural commodity, such as: glue for tin and glass for use by apiarists; containers, labels, and mailing cases for honey; wax moth control with paradichlorobenzene; cellophane wrappers; shipping cases; labels, containers, clay pots and receptacles, sacks or bags, burlap, cans, nails, and other materials used in packaging plants for sale; window cartons; baling wire and twine used for baling hay; and other packaging materials for one time use in preparing an agricultural commodity for sale. ) Liquefied petroleum gas or other fuel used to heat a structure in which started pullets or broilers are raised. ) Liquefied petroleum gas, diesel, or kerosene used to transport bees by water and in the operation of equipment used in the apiary of a beekeeper. ) Liquefied petroleum gas, diesel, or kerosene used for agricultural purposes in any tractor, vehicle, or other farm equipment that is used exclusively on a farm for farming purposes. ) Power farm equipment, when purchased, rented, or leased for exclusive use in the agricultural production of crops or products as produced by those agricultural industries included in Section 570.02(1), F.S., or for fire prevention and suppression work with respect to such crops or products. )Other:________________________________________________________________________________ I understand that if I use the item for any purpose other than the one I stated, I must pay tax on the purchase or lease price of the taxable item directly to the Department of Revenue. I understand that if I fraudulently issue this certificate to evade the payment of sales tax I will be liable for payment of the sales tax plus a penalty of 200% of the tax and may be subject to conviction of a third degree felony. Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing document and that the facts stated in it are true. Purchasers Name: __________________________________________________________________________ Purchasers Address: ________________________________________________________________________ Title of Purchasers Representative:__________________________________________________ Signature _________________________________________ Date ___________________ Specific Authority 212.17(6), 212.18(2), 213.06(1) FS. Law Implemented 212.02(14)(c), (30), (31), (32), 212.05(1), 212.0501, 212.06(1), 212.07(5), 212.08(3), (5)(a), (e), 212.085, 823.14(3) FS. HistoryRevised 10-7-68, 1-7-70, 6-16-72, Amended 10-18-78, 7-20-82, 4-12-84, Formerly 12A-1.87 ,Amended 12-13-88, 3-1-00, 6-19-01, 9-15-08.
Document Title: Microsoft Word - Florida_exemption_cert_Ag.doc
Extracted from PDF file fl-agricultural.pdf, last modified July 2005
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Other Florida Sales Tax Certificates:
SalesTaxHandbook has an additional three Florida sales tax certificates that you may need.
|Certificate Code||Certificate Name|
|DR-13||Example Sales Tax Exemption Certificate|
|DR-97||Suggested Format Blanket Exemption Certificate|
|Resale Exemption Affidavit|
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