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June 20, 2013
Updated: June 21, 2013
Notice: Sales Tax Exemption for Red Cross Debit Card Purchases
Vendors and other interested parties are advised that purchases of tangible personal property and services by victims of the 2013 Tornadoes pursuant to a Red Cross debit card are exempt from sales tax.
To properly document the exempt purchases, a vendor must obtain either a copy of the debit card or the purchaser's name and the number referenced on the face of the Red Cross debit card used to make the purchase.
Red Cross Client Assistance Debit Cards are issued by J.P. Morgan Chase and are MasterCard branded. The Red Cross debit cards are embossed with "RED CROSS CLIENT" and bear the symbol of the Red Cross and the designation "American Red Cross". The Red Cross Client Assistance Debit Cards will all carry the same bank identification number 5145.
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