2013 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 42 - Taxation
§ 42-5104 Records of sales


AZ Rev Stat § 42-5104 (through 1st Reg Sess 51st Leg. 2013) What's This?

42-5104. Records of sales

A. Retailers shall maintain accurate, verifiable and complete records of all purchases and sales of tangible personal property in order to verify exemptions from taxes imposed by this chapter. A retailer may use any method of recording that properly reflects all purchases and sales of food items exempted from taxes imposed by this chapter, as well as all purchases and sales of items subject to taxes imposed by this chapter, provided such records are maintained in accordance with rules adopted by the department.

B. Any retailer who fails to maintain records as provided in this section shall pay the amount of taxes that would have been imposed on tangible personal property by this chapter if sales of food had not been exempted by article 2 of this chapter and this article.

C. If, upon request by the department, the retailer cannot demonstrate to the department that such records properly reflect all sales of food items exempted from taxes imposed by this chapter, the department may recompute the amount of tax to be paid pursuant to section 42-1108.

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