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Should the U.S. cut taxes on diapers and tampons?

Should States Eliminate Taxes on Tampons and Diapers?

by Countable | 5.13.19

What's the story?

  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has proposed cutting taxes on tampons and diapers.
  • 1 in 3 U.S. families struggle to afford diapers, which can cost up to $1,200 a year per family.
  • Women in the Golden State spend $20 million annually in taxes on menstrual products.

What do you think?

Should more states provide tax breaks on diapers and menstrual products? Take action and tell your reps, then share your thoughts below.

—Josh Herman

(Animated Illustration by Lily Chen)


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