S.C. Code Regs. 117-302.6 - Pollution Control Machines

Current through Register Vol. 45, No. 9, September 24, 2021

Code Section 12-36-2120(17) exempts from the sales or use tax the gross proceeds of the sale of machines used in mining, quarrying, compounding, processing and manufacturing of tangible personal property and the term "machine" includes parts of such machines, attachments and replacements therefor which are used or manufactured for use on or in the operation of such machines and which are necessary to the operation of such machines and which are customarily so used ..." Frequently, these machines cannot be operated when the same pollute beyond regulated levels and in compliance with orders of agencies of the United States or of this state to abate or prevent pollution caused or threatened by the operation of such machines it is necessary to install other machines that are designed and operated exclusively for the purpose of abating or preventing this pollution. The purpose of this regulation is to classify the machines, their parts or attachments, as machines used in mining, quarrying, compounding, processing or manufacturing of tangible personal property when the same are installed and operated for compliance with an order of an agency of the United States or of this state to prevent or abate pollution caused or threatened by the operation of other machines used in the mining, quarrying, compounding, processing and manufacturing of tangible personal property.

The term "machine" as defined in Section 12-36-2120(17) shall include machines, their parts and attachments, when the same are necessary to comply with the order of an agency of the United States or of this state for the prevention or abatement of pollution that is caused or threatened by any machines used in the mining, quarrying, compounding, processing and manufacturing of tangible personal property.

Any person engaged in the business of mining, quarrying, compounding, processing and manufacturing of tangible personal property shall furnish the department a certified statement from the ordering agency that any machine for which the exemption is claimed is necessary to prevent or abate pollution caused or threatened by the operation of other machines that are used in the mining, quarrying, compounding, processing or manufacturing of tangible personal property.

The order referred to herein must be issued by the agency of the United States or of this state that is primarily charged with the duty of preventing or abating the pollution.

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S.C. Code Regs. 117-302.6

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