FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 18, 2022
AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senate Finance Chairwoman Joan Huffman and Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced a plan to exempt feminine hygiene products from state and local sales tax. This will require the legislature to pass a bill next session making this change.
Senate Finance Vice-chair Hinojosa issued the following statement in support:
"I will be proud to join the efforts of Chair Huffman and Comptroller Hegar to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax next session. Exempting these essential products is long overdue and it is time we join the many other states that have already made this move. I look forward to working with my colleagues on passing this legislation."