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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8042
 
Phraseology:

STORES — floor covering — wholesale or retail — carpet, rugs, vinyl or linoleum — including showroom sales

Footnote:

This classification applies to stores engaged in the sale of floor coverings, including but not limited to carpet and rugs; vinyl, linoleum, asphalt and rubber sheets, planks and tile; prefinished hardwood and bamboo strips and planks; and laminate and cork planks and tiles. This classification also applies to floor covering auctioneers.

The installation of linoleum, vinyl, laminate, carpet, rugs or asphalt or rubber tile performed within buildings shall be separately classified as 9521(2), Floor Covering — installation.

The installation or refinishing of hardwood or bamboo flooring shall be separately classified as 5436, Hardwood Floor Laying.

Dealers of building materials, including unfinished hardwood flooring, shall be classified as 8232(2), Building Material Dealers — commercial.

Stores engaged in the sale of ceramic floor tile shall be classified as 8059, Stores — tile.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$3.40New/Renewal
7/1/2017$3.80New/Renewal
1/1/2017$4.12New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
STORES — floor covering — wholesale or retail — carpet, rugs, vinyl or linoleum — including showroom sales

Footnote:
The application or laying of linoleum, vinyl, carpet, rugs or asphalt or rubber tile performed within buildings shall be separately classified as 9521(2), Floor Covering — installation.

1/1/2015
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