Kentucky Sales Tax on Medical Goods and Services Kentucky: Sales Tax Handbook


Are Medical Goods and Services subject to sales tax?

While Kentucky's sales tax generally applies to most transactions, certain items have special treatment in many states when it comes to sales taxes. This page describes the taxability of medical goods and services in Kentucky, including medical devices, medical services and medicines. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Kentucky.

Medical Devices
In the state of Kentucky, a prescription is generally required.

Medical Services
Sales of medical services are exempt from the sales tax in Kentucky.

In the state of Kentucky, any over-the- counter drugs are considered to be exempt so long as they were sold by prescription.

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