Sec. 10 . (a) A person, other than a public utility, is a retail merchant making a retail transaction when the person rents or leases tangible personal property to another person other than for subrent or sublease.
(b) A person is a retail merchant making a retail transaction when the person sells any tangible personal property which has been rented or leased in the regular course of the person's rental or leasing business.
(c) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a person is not a retail merchant making a retail transaction when the person rents or leases motion picture film, audio tape, or video tape to another person. However, this exclusion only applies if:
(1) the person who pays to rent or lease the film charges admission to those who view the film; or
(2) the person who pays to rent or lease the film or tape broadcasts the film or tape for home viewing or listening.
(d) The sharing of passenger motor vehicles and trucks through a peer to peer vehicle sharing program (as defined in IC 24-4-9.2-4 ) is a retail transaction.
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