Our Consultants Do
Our consultants provides unmatched
utility sales tax consultations. Our consultants
minimize tax obligations and maximize
restitution, through "Predominant Use Studies".
A "Predominant Use Study"
is based on the Texas Comptroller's Office tax codes:
Title 34, Part 1, Chapter 3, Subchapter O, Rule 3.295
This requires such a filing to
qualify a facility for state and local sales tax exemption on
and natural gas billings.
Our certified consultants engineering
study will determine the electricity and gas consumed vs. total
usage in the
facility. Each electric and/or gas
meter at the facility must be studied independently to determine its
tax exemption. If it can be shown
that more than 50% of electricity and/or gas passing through a
meter is used directly for tax exempt
purposes, then the entire usage through that meter is tax exempt.
sales and use tax rates up to 8.25%
of electricity and/or natural gas billings can be reduced
eliminating this tax at eligible
Five Step Process
1. Free Consultation.
Exemption qualification, refund amount, and project cost are
2. Facility Inspection.
State certified engineer visits facility to collect equipment and
3. Predominant Use Study.
State certified engineering study is concluded.
4. State Filing. All
necessary documentation is submitted to state agencies and utility
5. Exemption & Refund.
Progress is tracked until all sales tax adjustments are issued.
Benefits To Your Company
Expenses - No out of
Cost Savings - If
your facility qualifies, you will no longer be required to pay sales
electricity and/or gas. In addition,
your business may qualify for a sales tax refund for up to four
Documentation - Our
consultants will provide the required documentation to support your
claims in the
event your business is audited by the
What types of facilities and
operations in the states of Texas qualify for energy sales tax
-Manufacturing Operations of all
types, including fabrication, assembly and/or processing, and all
of operations from small shops to
large industrial facilities.
For example: print shops, wood, clay
plastic products, pharmaceutical, medical
device, electronics semi
conductor plants, machine shops,
chemical plants refineries, steel and textile
operations, audio video
recording production, and a vast array of
-Food Beverage Processors and
Bakeries (sub categories of manufacturing);
-Nursing Homes, Alzheimer Units,
Assisted Living and Retirement Facilities (residential exemption);
-RV and Mobile Home Parks where the
average tenant stay exceeds 30 days (residential exemption);
-Apartment Complexes Buildings and
Condominiums (residential exemption);
-Agricultural and Horticultural
operations (including irrigation, feedlots, animal food processing,
vegetable growing processing,
and plant nurseries);
-Golf Courses (for electricity used
in pumping irrigation water and charging golf carts);
-Repairs to railroad "rolling
stock", jet aircraft engines, and national defense related
-Oil, Gas, and Mining operations.
What is the cost?
Fees are calculated on a
percentage of the tax recovered from the State. This type
arrangement is appropriate since fees
will be based solely on restitution with no out of pocket expense.
What do we need to get started?
Getting started is simple:
A signed engagement agreement;
Your utility company may require a
limited power of attorney; and
A copy of your utility bill(s).
How does it work?
A Predominant Use Study of
electricity and/or gas consumption is required in Texas in order to
relative to that electricity consumed
within the manufacturing process. A certified, bonded Professional
(P.E.) will examine the consumption
of electricity at your manufacturing locations. A Predominant Use
be completed based on utility
consumption relative to manufacturing processes at each respective
your facilities. Our consultants will
secure your exemption status as well, file with the State of Texas
utility company. In addition to, they
will aggressively pursue any refunds available from the State of
Contact us for your free
phone consultation today!
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