tampon tax

British tax experts say the move will save the average woman nearly $55 over her lifetime.
“They shouldn’t feel like they’re being punished for being a girl.”
In this community, teenage girls sometimes have to miss school because their families cannot afford feminine hygiene products.
A pair of bills would end the tax on menstrual products and make them free at schools and shelters.
People should have the right to the products they need to deal with this bodily function without being financially penalized.
Both bills had broad support in the state legislature.
The state will no longer tax feminine hygiene products like luxuries.