Why were my honey-roasted peanuts taxed? Your Stories Question
Why are some foods taxed and others aren’t?Answer:
Tax exemptions do not apply to some foods or food products.
For example, if the food is candy-coated – like honey-roasted peanuts – the exemption doesn’t apply.
Other examples include:
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- Food that is sold heated
- Food that can be consumed on the premises
- Food that is ready-for-eat that has been prepared by a seller
- Carbonated drinks
- Candy and confectionary treats
- Pet food
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