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 Continue reading Washington- Retailers and Consumers of Feminine Hygiene Products

Washington – Senate Bill Exempting Menstrual Products From Sales Tax

The Washington Senate on Saturday unanimously passed a measure that exempts feminine hygiene products from the state’s sales and use tax. The measure now heads to the House for consideration. Under the bill, products that are exempt from the tax include sanitary Continue reading Washington – Senate Bill Exempting Menstrual Products From Sales Tax

Missouri – Lawmakers Again Seek To Lower Sales Taxes On Tampons And Pads

Missouri lawmakers are again trying to reduce the state sales tax on tampons and pads. Under proposals by Reps. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, and Gina Mitten, D-Richmond Heights, “feminine hygiene products” — tampons, pads, liners and cups — would be taxed at 1.2%, Continue reading Missouri – Lawmakers Again Seek To Lower Sales Taxes On Tampons And Pads

California – New California Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

(KGTV) — As of Jan. 1, 2020, Californians won’t have to pay sales tax on diapers or menstrual products for two years. The temporary ban is thanks to Senate Bull 92 , which was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last Continue reading California – New California Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

Louisiana – Group Protests Pink Tax, Says Women Should Ask State For Money Back

Some women’s groups are claiming it’s unconstitutional that 33 states still have taxes on feminine protection. And Louisiana is one of those states. Now they are taking their protest to several states, as well as a petition online, to declare Continue reading Louisiana – Group Protests Pink Tax, Says Women Should Ask State For Money Back

California – SPECIAL NOTICE: Diapers and Menstrual Hygiene Products Are Exempt from Sales and Use Taxes Effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021

The CDTFA recently released Special Notice L-695 which provides for the exemption of diapers and menstrual hygiene products. See Below to read the Notice.

Colorado – Denver City Council Votes To Remove ‘Tampon Tax’ From Feminine Hygiene Products

DENVER — The Denver City Council voted unanimously to remove a local sales tax on feminine hygiene products purchased within the city of Denver on Tuesday night. The “tampon tax” bill, which passed 11-0, eliminates the 4.31 percent sales tax Continue reading Colorado – Denver City Council Votes To Remove ‘Tampon Tax’ From Feminine Hygiene Products

California – Chico Store Pays Sales Tax For Select Feminine Hygiene Products

CHICO, Calif. — A grocery store called the Chico Natural Foods Cooperative announced it will cover the sales tax typically charged with feminine hygiene products.  Current California law does not exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax. Action News Now asked a customer Continue reading California – Chico Store Pays Sales Tax For Select Feminine Hygiene Products

Michigan – MI Bills Introduced To Eliminate Feminine Hygiene Product Tax In Michigan

January 31, 2017 4:38 PM – CBS News Detroit “”LANSING (WWJ) – Legislation introduced in the state Senate would exempt feminine hygiene products from the Michigan sales and use tax. It would include tampons, sanitary napkins (aka pads), and similar Continue reading Michigan – MI Bills Introduced To Eliminate Feminine Hygiene Product Tax In Michigan

North Dakota – ND Feminine hygiene products sales tax exemption nixed

NICK SMITH Bismarck Tribune 22 hrs ago “Women in North Dakota will remain among the vast majority in states in which the purchase of feminine hygiene products is subject to sales and use taxes. A bill to change that was Continue reading North Dakota – ND Feminine hygiene products sales tax exemption nixed