BOE-230-M REV. 1 (11-14)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
PARTIAL EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FOR
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
MANUFACTURING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EQUIPMENT
This is a partial exemption from sales and use taxes at the rate of 4.1875% from July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016, and at the rate of
3.9375% from January 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022. You are not relieved from your obligations for the remaining state tax and local and
district taxes on this transaction. This partial exemption also applies to lease periods occurring on or after July 1, 2014 and before
July 1, 2022, for leases of qualified tangible personal property even if the lease agreement was entered into prior to July 1, 2014.
I hereby certify that the tangible personal property described below and purchased or leased from:
SELLER’S/LESSOR’S ADDRESS (street, city, state, zip code)
is qualified tangible personal property and will be used by me primarily (please check one):
for manufacturing, processing, refining, fabricating, or recycling;
for research and development;
to maintain, repair, measure, or test any property being used for (1) or (2) above; or
as a special purpose building and/or foundation.
Description of qualified tangible personal property purchased or leased
If this is a specific partial exemption certificate, provide the purchase order or sales invoice number and a precise description of the
property being purchased. If you want this certificate to be used as a blanket certificate for future purchases, describe generally the type
of property you will be purchasing and ask your vendor to keep this certificate on file.
I, as the undersigned purchaser, hereby certify I am primarily engaged in manufacturing, processing, refining, fabricating, or recycling
as described in codes 3111 to 3399 in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
or I am primarily engaged in
biotechnology, or physical, engineering, and life sciences research and development as described in codes 541711 and 541712 of the
I understand that by law, I am required to report and pay the state tax (calculated on the sales price/rentals payable of the property) at the
time the property is purchased, removed, converted, or used if:
• the purchase exceeds the $200 million limitation;
• the property is removed from California within one year of the date of purchase or lease;
• the property is converted for use in a manner not qualifying for the exemption; or
• the property is used in a manner not qualifying for the partial exemption.
NAME OF PURCHASER
SIGNATURE OF PURCHASER, PURCHASER’S EMPLOYEE, OR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE
PRINTED NAME OF PERSON SIGNING
ADDRESS OF PURCHASER
PERMIT NUMBER (if you are not required to hold a permit, explain why)
EMAIL ADDRESS OF PERSON SIGNING
See Regulation 1525.4 (b)(9) for a description of what is included and excluded from “qualified tangible personal property.”
Official 2012 US NAICS Manual, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 2012 edition.