006.05.08 Ark. Code R. § 13 - SPECIAL RULES FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, AND SEMI-TRAILER DEALERS:
New and used car dealers shall be entitled to purchase parts and accessories exempt as sales for resale if the dealer is in the business of using the parts for reconditioning or rebuilding dealer-owned motor vehicles for subsequent sale The dealer must hold a retail sales tax permit The separate sale of parts or accessories by the dealer to consumers is subject to tax and shall be collected and reported by the dealer.
New and used car dealers shall be entitled to purchase services performed on dealer-owned vehicles exempt as a sale for resale if the dealer is purchasing the services solely and exclusively to prepare the vehicle for sale and the service enhances the value of the vehicle. For example, the repairing of windshields, dents, scratches, radiators, engines and car detailing would be exempt as a sale for resale if the service enhanced the value of the vehicle. The sale for resale exemption is available only for services performed on vehicles held for resale. All other services performed for the dealership will remain taxable.
Car dealers that are purchasing parts, accessories or services as a sale for resale must satisfy the requirements found in Rule GR-53.
Ark. Code Ann. § 26-52-510
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