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Tampon, diaper taxes will endure in California

A tampon tax is a popular term used to call attention to the fact that tampons-and other feminine hygiene products-are subject to value-added tax, unlike the tax exemption status granted to other products considered basic necessities. Proponents of tax exemption argue that tampons, sanitary napkins, menstrual cups and comparable products constitute basic, unavoidable necessities for women.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and use revenue from legal marijuana sales toward enhancing child care programs.Those items are part of a "parents.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and use revenue from legal marijuana sales toward enhancing child care programs.

OAKLAND, Calif. – Two California lawmakers are trying again to establish "gender neutral" taxing by getting rid of sales taxes on diapers and tampons. Democratic Assemblywomen Lorena Gonzalez.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife, jennifer siebel newsom, unveiled Tuesday what they call a "parents’ agenda," including proposals to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and to use.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Tuesday announced plans to end taxes on tampons and diapers and to introduce longer-paid parental leave, in a preview to the state’s annual budget, which he’ll present this week.. Why it matters: Newsom noted that 1 in 3 U.S. families struggle to afford diapers, which cost up to $1,200 a year per family."California women spend $20 million annually in taxes.

But when you factor in the cost of living here in California, it is close to impossible." Cutting the diaper and tampon tax would eliminate about $55 million in revenue from the budget, according to.

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(AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife. which outlines how he wants to spend more than $200 billion in tax dollars and other revenue. Cutting the diaper and tampon tax would eliminate up.

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“From diapers to child care, raising kids is expensive wherever you live. But when you factor in the cost of living here in California, it is close to impossible.” Cutting the diaper and tampon tax would eliminate about $55 million in revenue from the budget, according to legislative estimates.