Sales and Use Tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products. (HB2540)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Amends § 58.1-611.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/18/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100843D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2019Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3

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