Dear Clients of SKJ & Company, P.S.:
With the passage of Bill 5323, all Washington retailers are banned from using disposable plastic bags starting 1/1/2021. Below is the highlights of Bill 5323:
All disposable plastic bags are banned.
Only recyclable paper bags and reusable plastic bags are allowed for use.
Retailers must charge 8 cents per bag.
The price increases to 12 cents on 1/1/2026.
Retail Sales Tax still applies to sale of the bags.
Business & Occupation Tax does not apply.
For more information, please refer to Senate Bill 5323 (link below):
SKJ & Company, P.S.