Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Sales and Use Tax Annotations
550.0000 TAXABLE SALES OF FOOD PRODUCTS—Regulation 1603
(b) RESTAURANTS, HOTELS AND BOARDING HOUSES
550.0527 Sales by Institutions for 62 or Older. Sales of meals and food products for human consumption, furnished or served to and consumed by residents of any home or institution supplying board and room for a flat monthly rate and serving as a principal residence exclusively for persons 62 years of age or older are exempt from sales and use tax. However, sales of nonfood products such as carbonated beverages or beer sold by the institution are not exempt from tax unless they are part of a meal. Separate sales of any nonfood products would require the institution to obtain a seller's permit and file sales tax returns. 2/26/80.