Medical Device Tax News — September 2012

IRS updates form to support tax free sales for medical device manufacturers and importers

Manufacturers, producers, importers and certain purchasers of taxable medical devices must register with the IRS in order to support tax free sales. Last week, the IRS published a revised Form 637, Application for Registration (For Certain Excise Tax Activities) for this purpose. Medical device manufacturers and importers as well as some purchasers may use the new Form 637 applications in order to receive IRS Letters of Registration.

IRS updates form to support tax free sales for medical device manufacturers and importers - 27 September 2012