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Sales of ice.

Sales of ice to fishermen for the purpose of packing and preserving their fish during the trip from the fishing banks to their port of discharge are sales for consumption and are taxable under the retail sales tax.
Sales of ice to persons, other than railroad companies, for use in icing refrigerator cars are sales for consumption and are taxable under the retail sales tax.
The use of ice purchased or manufactured by interstate railroad companies for the purpose of icing within this state perishables or refrigerator cars or car cooling systems, is subject to use tax. (See WAC 458-20-175.)
Sales of ice to persons who sell fish, fruit, vegetables and other commodities are sales for resale and not subject to the retail sales tax when such ice is used for packing during shipment and title thereto passes to the purchaser along with the property sold.
Sales of ice to persons operating restaurants, soda fountains and the like are sales for resale and are not subject to the retail sales tax when such ice is used exclusively as crushed ice in drinks sold by such persons.
Sales of ice to persons operating creameries, beer parlors, restaurants, soda fountains and the like are sales for consumption and are taxable under the retail sales tax when such ice is used primarily for the purpose of cooling food products and is not for resale to customers.
Revised May 1, 1949.
[Order ET 70-3, ยง 458-20-120 (Rule 120), filed 5/29/70, effective 7/1/70.]
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