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Backed by the Governor, and under threat of a lawsuit, Texas lawmakers moved closer today to ending the state’s sales tax on menstrual products. The measure will now be taken up by the Senate.
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Key Takeaways (TLDR)
- Texas may end the tampon tax, which generates 30 million dollars annually and is called "archaic" by the Comptroller.
- HB 300 exempts menstrual products from tax and is sponsored by Representative Donna Howard.
- Period Law, Period, and legal partners are working to end the tampon tax in the remaining 22 states.
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Other Recent Blockchain Registered News for Period Law
- Texas Ends State Sales Tax on Menstrual Products New York, NY (Newsworthy.ai) Tuesday Jun 20, 2023 @ 6:00 AM UTC — The bipartisan bill exempts menstrual products from state sales tax, along with diapers, baby bottles, breastfeeding devices, maternity clothing, and other "family care products.
- Efforts to End Tampon Tax Across the U.S. Gain Momentum as States Pre-File Legislation for 2023 New York, NY (Newsworthy.ai) Tuesday Dec 20, 2022 @ 3:10 PM UTC — Twenty-two remaining states need to stop taxing medically necessary period products. Nonprofits Period Law and PERIOD. aim to have the tampon tax repeal bills filed in the 22 states by the start of the 2023 state legislative sessions.