CRIC - Call for Public Comments Interpretation RI20001

Jul 13, 2020

Pursuant to Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board Rule 902, this message shall serve as official notice of the commencement of the 60-day public comment period for the Interpretation Request  from Medtronic USA relating to implanted ECG monitors.  The Interpretation Request may be viewed at the following link: Medtronic – ECG Monitor Interpretation Request

On July 9, 2020, the Compliance Review and Interpretations Committee (CRIC) voted to accept the Interpretation Request submitted by Mr. Richard Nielsen on behalf of Medtronic USA, Inc. and issue an interpretive opinion on the question of whether implanted ECG monitors are “prosthetic devices” as defined in the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (SSUTA).

The Compliance Review and Interpretations Committee may hold a hearing on this request any time after the 60-day public comment period, which expires on September 11, 2020.  An official notice will be sent at least 10-days prior to that meeting.

Please email any public comments on this interpretation request to, no later than September 11, 2020. Any public comments received will be posted to the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board’s website.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this, please feel free to contact me.


Craig Johnson
Executive Director
Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, Inc.
100 Majestic Drive, Suite 400
Westby, WI  54667
(o) (608) 634-6160
(m) (608) 632-0521