Section 40-21-103

Exclusions.

The storage, use, or other consumption of utility services in the State of Alabama is hereby specifically excluded from the tax herein levied:

(1) Whenever the State of Alabama is prohibited from taxing such storage, use, or consumption under the Constitution or laws of the United States of America or the Constitution of the State of Alabama;

(2) Whenever any tax relating to the sale, use, storage, or consumption of said utility services shall be levied under the provisions of Article 2 of Chapter 23 of this title, or under the provisions of Sections 40-23-1 through 40-23-36 or the Alabama Transaction Tax Act of 1992 if enacted into law;

(3) Whenever the purchase of said utility services shall have been at a wholesale sale;

(4) Whenever electricity, natural gas, or domestic water shall have been used or consumed directly in or for the production, generation, processing, storage, delivery, or transmission of electricity, natural gas, or domestic water;

(5) Whenever electricity purchased for storage, use, or other consumption is used or consumed by a manufacturer or compounder in an electrolytic or electrothermal manufacturing or compounding process;

(6) Whenever natural gas purchased for storage, use, or other consumption is used or consumed by a manufacturer or compounder as a chemical raw material in the manufacturing or compounding of tangible personal property, but not as fuel or energy;

(7) Whenever natural gas purchased for storage, use, or other consumption is used by a manufacturer or compounder to chemically convert raw materials prior to the use of such converted raw materials in an electrolytic or electrothermal manufacturing or compounding process;

(8) Whenever the sales price of said utility services shall be included as a part of the gross receipts or gross sales of a utility subject to the utility gross receipts tax for the purpose of calculating the utility gross receipts tax payable by said utility;

(9) Whenever electricity purchased for storage, use, or other consumption is used or consumed in a process for the isotopic enrichment of uranium and when said electricity is purchased from a subsidiary corporation of the corporation engaged in the isotopic enrichment of uranium; and

(10) Whenever utility services are furnished through the use of a prepaid telephone calling card.

(Acts 1969, Ex. Sess., No. 37, p. 88; Acts 1975, No. 1193, p. 2340, §1; Acts 1992, No. 92-623, p. 1466, §10; Act 97-867, 1st Ex. Sess., p. 208, §2.)