Massachusetts Contractors Sales Tax Exempt Purchase 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 Massachusetts sales tax. You can download a PDF of the Massachusetts Contractors Sales Tax Exempt Purchase Certificate (Form ST-5C) on this page. For other Massachusetts sales tax exemption certificates, go here.
This certificate is completed by both the contractor and the government agency that he is working for. It is for the purpose of ensuring that the contractor does not have to pay sales tax on supplies and services which he may require to carry out his contract. He still must keep adequate records of all materials he obtains for reporting purposes.
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Extracted from PDF file ma-st-5c.pdf, last modified February 2011
More about the Massachusetts Contractors Sales Tax Exempt Purchase Certificate
This ia a Contractor Sales Tax Certificate, which is a special type of certificate intended for use by contractors who are purchasing goods or tools that will be used in a project contracted by a tax-exempt entity, like a government agency or tax-exempt nonprofit. The contractor must certify that the goods being purchased tax-free are exclusively for use on the tax-exempt entity's contract.
Other Massachusetts Sales Tax Certificates:
SalesTaxHandbook has an additional four Massachusetts sales tax certificates that you may need.
|Certificate Code||Certificate Name|
|1||Exempt Use Certificate|
|1||Small Business Energy Exemption Certificate|
|1||Resale Exemption Certificate|
|1||Sales Tax Exempt Purchaser Certificate|
While we do our best to keep our list of Massachusetts Sales Tax Exemption Certificates up to date and complete, we cannot be held liable for errors or omissions. Is the ST-5C form on this page out-of-date or not working? Please let us know and we will fix it ASAP.