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SB 1715 Sales and Use Tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products.

Introduced by: Jennifer B. Boysko | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Sales and use tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products. Applies the reduced state sales and use tax rate of 1.5%, which under current law applies only to food purchased for human consumption, to essential personal hygiene products, defined in the bill as (i) nondurable incontinence products such as diapers, disposable undergarments, pads, and bed sheets; and (ii) menstrual cups and pads, pantyliners, sanitary napkins, tampons, and other products used to absorb or contain menstrual flow. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2020. This bill is identical to HB 2540.


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