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(a) The tax rate shall be at an amount equal to two and six-tenths (2.6) percent of the gross income from the business activity upon every person engaging or continuing in the business of job printing, which includes engraving of printing plates, embossing, copying, micrographics, and photo reproduction.
(b) The tax imposed by this section shall not apply to:
(1) Job printing purchased for the purpose of resale by the purchaser in the form supplied by the job printer.
(2) Out-of-city sales.
(3) Out-of-state sales.
(4) Job printing of newspapers, magazines, or other periodicals or publications for a person who is subject to the tax imposed by subsection 19-435(a) or an equivalent excise tax; provided further, that the person is properly licensed by the taxing jurisdiction at the location of publication.
(5) Sales of job printing to a qualifying hospital, qualifying community health center or a qualifying health care organization, except when the property sold is for use in activities resulting in gross income from unrelated business income as that term is defined in 26 U.S.C. Section 512.
(7) Sales of postage and freight except that the amount deducted shall not exceed the actual postage and freight expense that is paid to the United States Postal Service or a commercial delivery service and that is separately itemized by the taxpayer on the customer's invoice and in the taxpayer's records.
(c) Notwithstanding the tax rate identified elsewhere in this section, an additional tax in an amount equal to one-tenth of one (0.1) percent of the gross income from any business activity taxable under this section is imposed pursuant to Chapter IV, Section 5 of the Charter of the City of Tucson.
(Ord. No. 6674, § 3, 3-23-87; Ord. No. 6938, § 10, 4-25-88; Ord. No. 8440, § 10, 1-23-95; Ord. No. 9069, § 1(5), 6-15-98; Ord. No. 11183, § 14, 6-17-14, eff. 9-21-06; Ord. No. 11479, § 1, 8-8-17; Ord. No. 11485, eff. 8-8-17; Ord. No. 11518, eff. 1-23-18)