Save Sales Tax – Therapeutic Exemption

You may qualify to save sales tax on the purchase of your Hot Tub, Endless Pool Swim Spa or Sauna from Coleman Bright Ideas For Your Home. We can help you navigate the requirements properly so you can SAVE!  Below is the code as written but we will provide you what you need.


Save sales tax according to the Texas Comptroller’s Office citing Texas Tax Code Ch.151, Texas Sales Use and Excise Taxes, and Rule3.284 Drugs, Medicines, Medical Equipment, and Devices:

A hot tub, or similar appliance, qualifies as a therapeutic appliance when prescribed to an individual by a licensed practitioner of the save sales taxarts. The customer must provide the seller a signed statement from the doctor or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts, on the practitioner’s letterhead, specifying why the hot tub, or similar appliance, is prescribed. The signed statement should specify the medical requirements for the hot tub, spa, or similar appliance. See Rule 3.284 (d)(11)(B).

The following 3 originals are required and must be in Coleman Bright Ideas for Your Home’s possession prior to delivery of your hot tub spa:

  1. Prescription from a licensed Medical Doctor or Chiropractor
  2. Signed statement on letterhead from a licensed practitioner of the healing arts specifying the medical requirements
  3. Signed Sales Tax Exemption Certificate

Note: Some accessories purchased with your hot tub, swim spa or sauna may not qualify to save sales tax, determined by the accessory’s importance to operation of the appliance. (ie. bluetooth music or step)

The State of Texas Sales Tax web page at has links to the statute, rules, forms, publications, and Frequently Asked Questions.

All of this information to save sales tax is also available in packet form from your Coleman Bright Ideas for Your Home representative.

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