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Washable Female Hygienic and Other Sanitary Products (A_HPC_SANITARYPRODUCTSWASHABLE)

What is this code used for?

This code is intended to be used for female sanitary products that are washable and reusable.

What kinds of products are typically included?

Items typically included within this product tax code include female hygienic towels, tampons, and other sanitary products that can be washed and reused.

What kinds of products are typically excluded?

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

  • Incontinence aids
  • General toilet tissues
  • Medicines
  • Ointments & topical creams
  • Contraceptive aids
  • Dietary supplements
  • One-time use female sanitary products

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

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