UKIP ends the Tampon tax

UKIP got the EU to do something.

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In April of last year UKIP pleged to end the tampon tax.

http://www.ukip.org/ukip_will_scrap_the_tampon_tax

Now the VAT on tampons can be removed by any EU country.

The British government has declared victory in its bid to remove an EU-imposed sales tax on women’s sanitary products.

EU commission to include proposals for increased flexibility for member states with respect to reduced rates of VAT, which would provide the option to all member states of VAT zero rating for sanitary products.

The chancellor released the following statment “We’ve achieved what no British government has even tried to achieve,”

We even got the attention of US president Barack Obama when asked in an interview recently said he’s opposed to the practice of taxing these products as as non-essential items. “I have no idea why states would tax these as luxury items,” Obama said. “I suspect it’s because men were making the laws when those taxes were passed.”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3407972/Obama-totally-caught-guard-question-Tampon-Tax-YouTube-star-admits-no-idea-existed.html

Prehaps this makes up for the appointment I made to represent you. Probablly still the least worst option.

http://news.yahoo.com/britain-declares-victory-eu-tampon-123216044.html

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/mar/18/tampon-tax-scrapped-announces-osborne

http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-tampontax-idUKKCN0WJ2VF

The EU will finally allow member states to scrap their tampon tax

 

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