Washington: Marijuana Tax Handbook
Washington Marijuana Tax Rate
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2021 Washington Marijuana Tax Handbook
Medical marijuana legal in Washington, but there is no cannabis sales tax for it.
Washington consumers are required to pay a 6.50% sales tax on every purchase of marijuana for personal use. There is also an additional excise tax of 37% on every purchase of marijuana for personal use.
About Washington Marijuana Tax
The business and occupation tax and local sales tax applies in addition to the excise tax.
The excise tax applies to all sales of marijuana products to consumers including useable marijuana, marijuana concentrates, and marijuana-infused products.
What is the most recent revenue statistic for Washington?
US $395.5 million (2019)
Community health centers, the general fund, basic health, cities and counties, education/prevention, research, and other uses including a drug enforcement task for the Washington State Patrol, development of a marijuana authorization database, and the Washington Poison Control center
Is the Washington Marijuana Tax Weight-Based or Percentage-of-price-Based?
Washington's marijuana program uses a Percentage-of-price tax system. This means that the tax charged is calculated using the retail price of the Marijuana at the time of purchase.
Does Washington have a Controlled Substances Tax?
Washington does not have a Controlled Substances tax involving Marijuana.
How do Washington's marijuana taxes compare to the states around it?
Note: It is illegal to transport marijuana accross state lines.
For more information about Washington Marijuana Taxes, visit the Washington Marijuana Tax page.