Kansas Taxation of Blood Sugar Control Dietary Supplements Discussed

All sales of prescribed dietary supplements by a licensed practitioner or a mid-level practitioner are exempt from Kansas sales tax. “Dietary supplements” are defined as any product, other than tobacco, intended to supplement the diet that: (1) Contains one or more of the following: a vitamin, mineral, an herb or other botanical, and/or an amino acid; (2) is intended for ingestion in tablet, capsule, powder, gelcap, or liquid form; (3) is required to be labeled as a dietary supplement. (Private Letter Ruling No. P-2008-006, Kansas Department of Revenue, October 16, 2008)

Posted on February 16, 2009