On March 26th, Denver's City Council voted to approve legislation that will get rid of the sales tax on menstrual hygiene products in the city of Denver. The City Council voted in favor of this bill 11-0, supporting the belief that menstruation is women's health and that women shouldn't have to be financially burdened because … Continue reading Denver City Council Votes to Make Feminine Hygiene Products Tax Exempt.
On Monday, March 18th, Denver City Council's first reading on a bill to end sales tax on feminine hygiene products was passed. This bill will eliminate the sales tax on tampons, pads, and other menstrual products. The final reading for this bill will take place on March 26th and there is a high chance the … Continue reading Denver Moves Forward to Repeal Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene products. High Chances The Bill Will Pass.
As of November 2018 On this map, you see states that are considering bills to exempt sales tax on feminine hygiene products and other states that have already made feminine products exempt from sales tax. You can read more about the status of tax-exempt feminine products per state here: https://taxfoundation.org/
A bill to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax was introduced in the state of Colorado in 2017 by Senator Beth Martinez Humenik and House Representative Susan Lontine, but the bill was not enacted into law, but rather indefinitely postponed by the House Appropriations Committee on May 5th, 2017. The reasoning behind postponing this … Continue reading In 2017 A Bill to Exempt Menstrual Hygiene Products From Sales Tax was Introduced in Colorado but Our Fight is Not Over.
That’s my period is a women’s rights campaign petitioning for women to purchase feminine hygiene products tax-free here in Colorado. Our mission is to bring awareness to menstrual issues like period poverty and to ensure every woman has access to pads and tampons to care for her period. Would you please consider signing and sharing … Continue reading That’s My Period.