Tampon Tax

Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) w/ Rep. Niraj Antani (R-Dayton) and other supporters of the legislation
Jo Ingles

Once again, a proposal to eliminate sales tax on feminine hygiene products has resurfaced in the Ohio Legislature. But this time, it has bi-partisan co-sponsors. And it has a companion bill that goes one step further. 

Jo Ingles

Backers of a bill that would exempt feminine hygiene supplies from the state sales tax say it’s simply not fair that women in Ohio are paying taxes on medical supplies they need. 

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Some Ohio lawmakers are pushing a bill that they say would save consumers, and in particular women, about $4 million a year. 


There are two efforts underway to make feminine hygiene products tax-free in Ohio.