I am writing about the temporary sales-tax exemption on clothing and footwear. Looking the list over carefully, I noticed quite a few items that were ridiculously placed under the exempt category. To name only a few: garters and garter belts, golf shoes and sports clothing.
Although lawmakers have made it mandatory for us to wear a helmet when biking, riding an ATV or playing a certain sport -- which we all appreciate the importance of -- safety equipment such as mitts, helmets and pads is not tax-exempt.
Where is the logic in this?