Tennessee bill looks to eliminate sales tax on feminine hygiene products

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV)--Legislation filed in the Tennessee General Assembly would eliminate the sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

SB0060 was filed for consideration on Tuesday by Senator Brenda Gilmore (D-Nashville).

The bill would eliminate sales tax on any product used by women with respect to menstruation or other genital-tract secretions.

Exempt products include tampons, pads, liners, cups, and douches. If passed, the bill would go into law on July 1, 2019.

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