Abolish the Breastfeeding Tax

With the abolition of the tampon tax on 1st January 2019, women have now started campaigning to have the breastfeeding tax removed as well. The breastfeeding tax is the 10% GST that applies to breastfeeding aids. The breastfeeding aids include breast pumps, nipple shields and supplemental nursing systems. Although the ATO only collects $2 million a year from mothers on breastfeeding aids and equipment, the tax is deeply unpopular. It doesn’t make any sense that infant formula is GST exempt Read More…