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(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a “bus” is any vehicle, including a trailer bus, designed, used, or maintained for carrying more than 15 persons including the driver.
(b) A vehicle designed, used, or maintained for carrying more than 10 persons, including the driver, which is used to transport persons for compensation or profit, or is used by any nonprofit organization or group, is also a bus.
(c) This section does not alter the definition of a schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, general public paratransit vehicle, farm labor vehicle, or youth bus.
(d) A vanpool vehicle is not a bus.
Sec. 7. (a) As used in this section, “nonbusiness personal property” means personal property that is not:
(1) held for sale in the ordinary course of a trade or business;
(2) held, used, or consumed in connection with the production of income; or
(3) held as an investment.
(b) The following property is not subject to assessment and taxation under this article:
(1) A commercial vessel that is subject to the net tonnage tax imposed under IC 6-6-6.
(2) A vehicle that is subject to the vehicle excise tax imposed under IC 6-6-5.
(3) A motorized boat or sailboat that is subject to the boat excise tax imposed under IC 6-6-11.
(4) Property used by a cemetery (as defined in IC 23-14-33-7) if the cemetery:
(A) does not have a board of directors, board of trustees, or other governing authority other than the state or a political subdivision; and
(B) has had no business transaction during the preceding calendar year.
(5) A commercial vehicle that is subject to the annual excise tax imposed under IC 6-6-5.5.
(7) A recreational vehicle or truck camper that is subject to the annual excise tax imposed under IC 6-6-5.1.
(8) The following types of nonbusiness personal property:
(A) All-terrain vehicles.
(C) Rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and other human powered boats.
(D) Invalid chairs.
(E) Yard and garden tractors.
(F) Trailers that are not subject to an excise tax under:
(i) IC 6-6-5;
(ii) IC 6-6-5.1; or
(iii) IC 6-6-5.5.
(9) For an assessment date after December 31, 2018, heavy rental equipment (as defined in IC 6-6-15-2) that is rented or held for rental or sale, the rental of which is or would be subject to the heavy equipment rental excise tax provisions under IC 6-6-15; provided, however, that a rentee that is exempt under IC 6-6-15-4(a)(3) from such excise tax shall be subject to the provisions of this article on such equipment.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Vehicle Code - VEH § 233 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/vehicle-code/veh-sect-233/
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