Sales tax is required on all wigs, except for orders shipped out of New York State. You may file for a tax deduction if you purchase a wig for a medical reason such as chemo or alopecia. Sales tax for a cosmetic wig is not deductible.
- Complete this form: NYS Depart. of Taxation website
- Paid receipt showing the tax you paid for the wig
- Rx from your doctor describing the specific medical problem that resulted in the need for a medical hair prosthesis
Medicare patients may be eligible for a tax deduction on the cost of your wig. Limits may apply.