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

Texas – Proposed Legislation Would Exempt Tampons from Sales Tax

SALT Report 3892 – Following the political lead of several northern states, six Texas lawmakers have filed bills to eliminate the sales tax on feminine health products used for menstrual period hygiene, including tampons, sanitary napkins and menstrual cups. If Continue reading Texas – Proposed Legislation Would Exempt Tampons from Sales Tax

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

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