by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Of all the “Brexit” battles over whether or not the UK should stay in the EU, I never figured a “Tampon Tax” would become front page news. But here we are.
A “Tampon Tax” revolt is at the center of a debate regarding unwelcome interference by Brussels. The EU mandates a 5% VAT but the best UK chancellor George Osborne had been able to do was levy the tax and donate the money to women’s charities.
Women’s rights groups claim the tax is an unfair tax on women.
Tampon Tax Deal Reached
Tonight, we learn Deal Reached to Scrap ‘Tampon Tax’.