New York – Sales Tax Exemption on Feminine Hygiene Products Takes Effect

SALT Report 3860 – On September 1, 2016, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products sold in New York State took effect today. In July, 2016, Governor Cuomo signed legislation (A.7555-A/S.7838) instituting this exemption.

“Eliminating this regressive tax on women was a matter of fairness and I am proud to have signed this legislation to right that wrong,” Governor Cuomo said. “With the law in effect, we have taken one more step toward a more just and more fair New York for all.”

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