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Ohio House of Representatives Votes to Repeal Tampon Tax

Ohio Senate (image from http://www.ohiosenate.gov) Today the Ohio House of Representatives voted 84-1 to eliminate the state sales tax on menstrual hygiene products.  House Bill 545, a larger tax bill, had significant bipartisan support. The bill included the exemption for … Continue reading

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Californians Split on Gas Tax Repeal Initiative

While the proposal to split California into three states won’t be on the November ballot, an equally divisive one will be. Proposition 6 cancels a 12-cent gas tax increase that went into effect November 1, 2017 (with similar increases to … Continue reading

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Verizon lobbyist runs for NY AG—as the state sues FCC over net neutrality repeal

Enlarge / Leecia Eve, a Verizon lobbyist and candidate for New York attorney general. (credit: Leecia Eve) A Verizon lobbyist is trying to become the attorney general of New York in the upcoming November election. Verizon executive Leecia Eve is … Continue reading

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Unintended Corporate (and Tax) Consequences of India’s Repeal of the #TamponTax

In July, 2018, India repealed its 12% goods and services tax (GST) on menstrual hygiene products. (News coverage here and here, e.g.) One (unintended, I suspect) consequence is the likely disadvantaging of domestic Indian manufacturers of these products. When the … Continue reading

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Johnson Advances Second Tax Shelf Proposal: Repeal the Tax Exemption for Municipal Bonds

Earlier this month, I blogged the launch (117 Tax Notes 1077 (12/10/07) of the ambitious new Shelf Project by Calvin H. Johnson (Texas) and Tax Analysts, along with the first proposal to Replace the Corporate Tax With a Market Capitalization… … Continue reading

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