Potential Sales Tax Exemption for California Women

California – On January 4, 2016, California Assembly Member Cristina Garcia introduced a bill (1561) that would make tampons and sanitary napkins exempt from sales tax. Assembly Member Garcia is passionate about the issue. “This is not insignificant to women, especially poor women on a tight budget who struggle to pay for basic necessities like…


Goodbye to Feminine Hygiene Products Sales Tax

Ohio –  Women in Ohio may be paying less for their feminine hygiene products. Democratic representatives have presented new legislation, House Bill 272,  which would  make these products sales tax-exempt. This bill was introduced June 6, 2015 and as of October 1st it went to the House Ways and Means Committee. “Pads, tampons and other products are not…