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(a) There is imposed a tax upon every person in the city using gas in the city which is delivered through mains or pipes. The tax imposed by this section shall be at the rate of five percent of the charges to a service user made for such gas by a service supplier. Said tax shall be paid by the person paying for such gas.
(b) "Charges," as used in this section, shall include charges made for metered gas and charges for service, including customer charges, service charges, demand charges, standby charges, charges for temporary service, and annual and monthly charges.
(c) There shall be excluded from the base on which the tax imposed in this section is computed charges made for gas which is to be resold and delivered through mains or pipes and charges made for gas to be used in the generation of electrical energy by a governmental agency.
(Ord. 5291 § 1 (part), 2014; Ord. 3781 § 1 (part), 1987)