Should the tampon tax be abolished?

Thank you to everyone who voted for my Twisted Tax Tale. I was surprised to learn that so many of my friends are conscientious Facebook objectors. Despite this, I’m delighted to report that my tampon tax short story has been selected for publication based on merit.

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program Appeal will receive all proceeds from sales of the book when it is released.

You can read the winning entry here (http://www.stptax.com/twisted-tax-tales/). Would you want a pet Tassie Devil like Squid?

Sustainability soapbox

Apologies for an extended period of radio silence. I’ve been writing a novel and short stories that use storytelling to educate readers about environmental and social issues, such as homelessness and menstruation. (Does every blogger aspire to being a published author?)

Recently I wrote a short story about the tampon tax for a ‘twisted tax tale’ competition. The only condition was that one of the main characters had to be an accountant.

Click here to read my story: http://www.stptax.com/twisted-tax-tales/not-terrible-tampon-tax/

If you like my story, please vote for it before 31 July 2016 using the Facebook link below my story on the STP site (NOT this page).*

And leave a comment below (on this page) to let me know how you feel about the tampon tax (or equivalent) issue in your country.

I had hoped that researching this topic and pulling it together into an ‘informed conversation’ would help me decide…

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