GENERAL SALES TAX ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 167 of 1933
205.54z Construction, alteration, repair, or improvement to nonprofit hospital before July 1, 1999.
(1) For taxes levied after December 31, 1990 and before July 1, 1999, the tax levied under this act does not apply to a claimed exemption of tangible personal property used in the construction, alteration, repair, or improvement of the real estate or is affixed to and made a structural part of a building of a nonprofit hospital provided the following criteria have been met:
(a) A nonprofit hospital is an entity described in section 4w(3)(a)(i).
(b) A binding contract had been entered into for the construction, alteration, repair, or improvement of the real estate or the affixation to the building before July 1, 1999.
(c) The claimed exemption was made in good faith.
(2) The provisions of this section shall not be applied to affect any final decision of a court.
(3) A claim for refund for an exemption under this section shall be filed not later than July 15, 1999. The approved refunds shall be paid without interest.
History: Add. 1999, Act 116, Imd. Eff. July 14, 1999
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 2 of Act 116 of 1999 provides:“Enacting section 2. This amendatory act clarifies that, with the exception of telecommunications equipment taxed under section 3a of the use tax act, 1937 PA 94, MCL 205.93a, a taxpayer may exclude a sale of tangible personal property from gross proceeds only to the extent that the property is used for exempt purposes. For telecommunications equipment exempt under section 4v of the general sales tax act, 1933 PA 167, MCL 205.54v, this amendatory act clarifies that for periods before April 1, 1999, the tax shall not be apportioned and for periods beginning April 1, 1999, the tax shall be apportioned. This amendatory act clarifies that existing law as originally intended provides a prorated exemption. This amendatory act takes effect for all periods beginning March 31, 1995 and all tax years that are open under the statute of limitations provided in section 27a of 1941 PA 122, MCL 205.27a.”
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