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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8006(1)
 
Phraseology:

STORES — groceries and provisions — retail

Footnote:

This classification applies to stores principally (over 50% of gross receipts) engaged in the sale of grocery items, including but not limited to fresh and frozen produce, dairy products, cereals, canned goods, frozen foods, bread, condiments, herbal spices and flavorings, baking supplies, flour, soft drinks, coffee, tea, delicatessen style meats, salads, and cheeses.

The following departments shall be separately classified:

  • Fresh meat (cutting or wrapping)
  • Bakery
  • Hot food (preparation or serving)

For purposes of determining gross receipts, only the portion of lottery ticket sales identified by the California State Lottery as commission shall be included in the calculation. Refer to Section IV, Special Industry Classification Procedures, Rule 6, Stores.

Stores engaged in the sale of groceries and provisions having less than 5,000 square feet devoted to the display and sale of merchandise and open after 11:00 PM any night of the week shall be classified as 8061, Stores — groceries and provisions — convenience.

Stores engaged in the sale of gasoline or automobile services shall be assigned to the applicable store classification if the sale of merchandise in the store, other than gasoline or automobile services, exceeds twenty-five percent (25%) of the total annual receipts for the location. Refer to Section IV, Special Industry Classification Procedures, Rule 6, Stores.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$4.78New/Renewal
7/1/2017$5.05New/Renewal
1/1/2017$5.47New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
STORES — groceries and provisions — retail

Footnote:
This classification shall apply to stores principally (over 50% of gross receipts) engaged in the sale of grocery items such as, but not limited to, fresh and frozen produce, dairy products, cereals, canned goods, frozen foods, bread, condiments, baking supplies, flour, soft drinks, coffee, tea, delicatessen style meats, salads, and cheeses.

The following departments shall be separately classified:

  • Fresh meat (cutting or wrapping)
  • Bakery
  • Hot food (preparation or serving)

Stores having less than 5,000 square feet devoted to the display and sale of merchandise and open past 11:00 P.M. any night of the week shall be separately classified.

1/1/2015
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