Section 40-23-101

Sales tax levied on automotive vehicles, motorboats, truck trailers, manufactured homes, etc.; additional receipts and taxes collected.

(a) There is hereby levied and shall be collected as herein provided a sales tax upon every person, firm, or corporation purchasing within this state, other than at wholesale, any automotive vehicle, motorboat, truck trailer, trailer, semitrailer, or travel trailer required to be registered or licensed with the judge of probate of any county in this state from any person, firm or corporation that is not a licensed dealer engaged in selling automotive vehicles, motorboats, truck trailers, trailers, semitrailers, or travel trailers in an amount equal to two percent of the purchase price.

(b) Commencing October 1, 1989, there is hereby levied and shall be collected, as provided for under the provisions of subsection (e) of Section 40-23-104, a sales tax in the amount equal to two percent of the purchase price on the sale of any manufactured home as defined in subsection (n) of Section 40-12-255, purchased other than at wholesale in this state from any person, firm, or corporation which is not a licensed dealer engaged in selling manufactured homes.

(c) In addition to the two percent state sales tax, there shall also be collected any applicable municipal gross receipts or sales taxes and county sales taxes on the vehicles listed in subsection (a) of this section authorized by general or local law for the local taxing jurisdiction in which the purchaser resides or, if a business, the business location. Penalties for falsifying or misrepresenting the correct taxing jurisdictions shall be as provided in subsection (b) of Section 40-29-115.

(Acts 1981, No. 81-665, p. 1086, §2; Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-867, p. 265, §4; Acts 1989, No. 89-691, p. 1358, §4; Acts 1989, No. 89-752, p. 1526, §1; Acts 1994, No. 94-622, p. 1162, §2.)