Washington- Retailers and Consumers of Feminine Hygiene Products

Effective July 1, 2020, sales and use tax do not apply to sales of feminine hygiene products.

Sellers may claim a Feminine Hygiene Products deduction from retail sales tax for qualifying feminine hygiene products. There is no corresponding deduction under the Retailing business and occupation (B&O) tax classification.

Feminine hygiene products means sanitary napkins, tampons, menstrual cups, or any other similar products sold at retail designed specifically to catch menstrual flow either internally or externally.

For more information, please see SENATE BILL 5147

For more information: Department of Revenue WA

washington Department of revenue
may 22, 2020