REVENUE AND TAXATION
63-3622HH. Production exemption shall not apply to sales regarding recreation-related vehicles. (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the production exemption provided in section 63-3622D, Idaho Code, shall not apply to sales of or repairs to snowmobiles, off-highway motorbikes, recreational vehicles, or motorcycles and all sales of snowmobiles, off-highway motorbikes, recreational vehicles or motorcycles are subject to the sales and use taxes imposed by this chapter. All repairs to snowmobiles, off-highway motorbikes, recreational vehicles or motorcycles are subject to the sales and use taxes imposed by this chapter.
(2) As used in this section, the term "snowmobile" means any self-propelled vehicle under one thousand (1,000) pounds unladened gross weight designed primarily for travel on snow or ice or over natural terrain which may be steered by tracks, skis or runners, and which is not otherwise registered or licensed under the laws of the state of Idaho.
(3) As used in this section, the term "off-highway motorbike" means any self-propelled two (2), three (3), four (4) or five (5) wheeled motorcycle or motor-driven cycle, excluding tractor, designed for or capable of traveling off developed roadways and highways and also referred to as trailbikes, enduro bikes, trail bikes, motorcross bikes or dual purpose motorcycles.
(4) As used in this section, the term "recreational vehicle" means a motor home, travel trailer, park model recreational vehicle, truck camper or camping trailer, with or without motive power, designed for human habitation for recreational or emergency occupancy. The term "recreational vehicle" shall not include pickup hoods, shells, or canopies designed, created or modified for occupational usage. School buses or van type vehicles which are converted to recreational use are defined as recreational vehicles. Specific classes of recreational vehicles are defined as follows:
(a) The term "motor home" shall mean a vehicular unit designed to provide temporary living quarters, built into an integral part of or permanently attached to a self-propelled motor vehicle chassis. The vehicle must contain permanently installed independent life support systems which meet the American national standards institute (ANSI) A119.7 standard for recreational vehicles, and provide at least four (4) of the following facilities: cooking, refrigeration or icebox, self-contained toilet, heating and/or air conditioning, a potable water supply system including a faucet and sink, separate 110-125 volt electrical power supply and/or LP-gas supply.
(b) The term "travel trailer" shall mean a vehicular unit, mounted on wheels, designed to provide temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or emergency use and of such size or weight as not to require special highway movement permits when towed by a motorized vehicle.
(c) The term "fifth-wheel trailer" shall mean a vehicular unit equipped in the same manner as a travel trailer but constructed with a raised forward section that allows a bi-level floor plan. This style is designed to be towed by a vehicle equipped with a device known as a fifth-wheel hitch, which is typically installed in the bed of a pickup truck.
(d) The term "park model recreational vehicle" means a vehicle as defined in section 49-117, Idaho Code.
(e) The term "fold down camping trailer" shall mean a vehicular portable unit mounted on wheels and constructed with collapsible partial side walls, which fold for towing by another vehicle and unfold at the campsite to provide temporary living quarters, for recreational, camping or travel use.
(f) The term "truck camper" shall mean a portable unit constructed to provide temporary living quarters for recreational, travel or camping use, consisting of a roof, floor, and sides, designed to be loaded onto and unloaded from the bed of a pickup truck, and containing at least one (1) of the following facilities: stove; refrigerator or icebox; self-contained toilet; heater or air conditioner; potable water supply including a faucet and sink; separate 110-125 volt electrical power supply; or LP-gas supply.
(5) As used in this section, the term "motorcycle" means every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three (3) wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor. A motorcycle also is every motor scooter or motorized bicycle having an engine with less than one hundred fifty (150) cubic centimeters displacement or with five (5) brake horsepower or less.
(6) As used in this section, the term "repairs" shall include only the costs of parts, but not labor, utilized on the snowmobile, off-highway motorbike, recreational vehicle or motorcycle.
[63-3622HH, added 1988, ch. 367, sec. 1, p. 1082; am. 1989, ch. 22, sec. 1, p. 26; am. 2008, ch. 106, sec. 6, p. 302; am. 2017, ch. 134, sec. 16, p. 326.]