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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Masks (A_HPC_PPEMASKS)

What is this code used for?

This code is intended to be used for personal protection equipment (PPE) face masks for sanitary use that prevent inhalation or projection of droplets, particles or contaminants. Masks must comply with relevant PPE standards.

What kinds of products are typically included?

Items typically included within this product tax code include masks for PPE, surgical masks.

What kinds of products are typically excluded?

Items typically excluded from this tax product code are as follows:

  • Masks which do not protect from inhalation of droplets, particles, or contaminants
  • Masks replacement parts or accessories
  • Costume masks

Product Taxability Rules
Country Country Code VAT Rate
Austria AT Z
Belgium BE R
Bulgaria BG S
Croatia HR S
Cyprus CY S
Czech Republic CZ S
Denmark DK S
Estonia EE S
Finland FI S
France FR R2
Germany DE S
Greece GR R2
Hungary HU S
Ireland IE S
Italy IT R2
Latvia LV S
Lithuania LT S
Luxembourg LU S
Malta MT R
Netherlands NL S
Poland PL S
Portugal PT R2
Romania RO S
Slovakia SK S
Slovenia SI S
Spain ES SR
Sweden SE S
United Kingdom GB S
S Standard Rate R Reduced Rate 1
R2 Reduced Rate 2 SR Super-Reduced Rate
Z Zero Rate

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