Manufacturers are generally required to obtain a direct pay permit from the Department of Revenue to use in making purchases of equipment and other items exempt from sales tax. The manufacturer is then responsible for remitting the correct rate of tax directly to the Department of Revenue on the manufacturer’s use tax return.
Who Pays Escrow Costs? In most real estate transactions, you would be asked to split the cost of escrow with the buyer of your home – but this is not always the case. Depending on what’s negotiated during the offer phase, the buyer may ask you to pick up the full cost of escrow or the buyer may pick up full cost.