New York – Feminine Hygiene Products Exempt From Sales and Use Tax Beginning September 1, 2016

SALT Report 3842 – The New York Department of Taxation released TSB M16-6s on August 1, 2016.

Feminine hygiene products include the following products:

  • sanitary napkins;
  • tampons;
  • panty liners;
  • douches;
  • feminine hygiene syringes; and
  • vaginal creams, foams, ointments, jellies, powders, and sprays used for hygiene purposes.

This new exemption applies to sales and uses made on or after September 1, 2016.

For further Information:

https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/memos/sales/m16_6s.pdf