Washington State marijuana tax collections

Washington State collects a 25 percent tax from processors/producers and another 25 percent tax from retailers.

So far, the retail tax brings in some 64 percent of the total from all those taxes;  the ratio of the retail tax to the other taxes is 1.57 to 1.As of February 10, the state had collected $13,389,193 in retail taxes out of a total of $20,969,379 — with the balance coming from producers and processors.  Numbers will change over time.  Here’s a table:  Early 2015 taxes.  It comes from this link:  http://www.liq.wa.gov/records/frequently-requested-lists, and clicking on “Marijuana Sales Activity by License Number.”

 

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Author: patoglesby

From 1982 to 1990, I worked in tax policy for Committees of the United States Congress. In recent years, I was Adjunct Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill's Business School and then Adjunct Professor at its Law School.

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