Tampon tax demand as Tesco cuts price

Tampon tax demand as Tesco cuts price
 

A clear timeline should be set for the abolition of the tampon tax, an MP has said, as the UK's largest supermarket announced a price cut for the products.
Tesco said its 5% reduction on the cost of women's sanitary products would cover the VAT levied on these items.
Labour MP Paula Sherriff, who has led the campaign for VAT to be cut to zero, said she hoped other retailers would follow suit.
Most have promised to apply a price cut when VAT is reduced.
The minimum VAT rate is set at EU level. The European Commission is aiming to bring in a zero rate for sanitary products in 2018, and as... read more

 
28 July 2017 in Business, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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