Medical device tax more likely to raise prices than lower headcounts, survey says

February 21, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

More than 40% of medical device makers surveyed said they would raise prices to deal with some or all of the impact of the new 2.3% sales tax, compared with only 11% who said they would reduce their staff. coverage of the medical device tax

Medical device makers are considering a few alternatives to deal with the impact of the new 2.3% medical device sales tax, with far more planning increases in product prices than expecting workforce reductions, according to a recent survey.

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