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Ruling: 5% VAT also for absorbent slips

  • Starting from January 10, 2023, all feminine hygiene products, including absorbent pads and tampons, will have a reduced VAT rate of 5%.
  • This reduced rate also applies to menstrual cups, regardless of whether they are washable or compostable.
  • Absorbent slips are also included in the reduced VAT rate.


Note that this post was (partially) written with the help of AI. It is always useful to review the original source material, and where needed to obtain (local) advice from a specialist.


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