Ky. Rev. Stat. § 139.210

Current through 2021 Ky. Acts ch. 205
Section 139.210 - Retailer's powers to collect from purchaser - Separate display of tax - Taxes collected constitute debt to Commonwealth
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the tax shall be required to be collected by the retailer from the purchaser. The tax shall be displayed separately from the sales price, the price advertised in the premises, the marked price, or other price on the sales receipt or other proof of sales.
(2) The department may relieve certain retailers from the provisions of subsection (1) of this section of separate display of the tax when the circumstances of the retailer make compliance impracticable. If the retailer establishes to the satisfaction of the department that the sales tax has been added to the total amount of the sales price and has not been absorbed by the retailer, the amount of the sales price shall be the amount received exclusive of the tax imposed.
(3) The taxes collected under this section shall be deemed to be held in trust by the retailer for and on account of the Commonwealth.
(4) The taxes to be collected under this section shall constitute a debt of the retailer to the Commonwealth.

KRS 139.210

Effective:August 1, 2008
Amended 2008, Ky. Acts ch. 95, sec. 6, effectiveAugust 1, 2008. -- Amended 2007, Ky. Acts ch. 141, sec. 5, effective July 1, 2007. -- Amended 2005, Ky. Acts ch. 85, sec. 410, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2003, Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 9, effective July 1, 2004. -- Amended 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 137, sec. 1, effective July 13, 1990. -- Created 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 5, Art. I, sec. 21, effective February 5, 1960.