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Pennsylvania Form Guide

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Exemption Certificate Rev-1220 AS

Required fields:

  1. At least one box checked: Sales and Use Tax, Hotel, Public Transportation, or Passenger Car Rental Tax.
  2. Must check either PA unit exemption, or PA tax blanket exemption.
  3. Name of seller.
  4. At least one reason for exemption marked (1-7) with associated information also included to complete that reason line.
  5. Name of purchaser, including street address, city and state.
  6. Signature of purchaser.


  • Exemption certificates are suggested to be renewed every 4 years, but regulations do not state a specific expiration date. Religious and charitable exemption certificates must be renewed every five years.
  • Sales to federal or state government are exempt by regulation, but does require documentary evidence. Pa code 32.22 for federal and 32.23 for state.
  • Exemption certificates must be collected within 60 days after the sale.

Example forms

  • PA-1220 Form

You can find these forms in the certificate library.

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