SLP Badge Transparent.png
Read the
State Legislative Tracker
New edition available now!




Washington Carbonated Beverages and Beer Tax Initiative (2010)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 14:58, 13 July 2010 by BaileyL (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Not on Ballot
Proposed allot measures that were not on a ballot
This measure did not or
will not appear on a ballot
The Washington Carbonated Beverages and Beer Tax Initiative', also known as I-1093, did not appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People. The proposed measure called for ending temporary taxes on carbonated beverages and beer.[1] According to the secretary of state, supporters did not file signatures in an attempt to qualify the measure for the 2010 ballot.

Text of measure

Title

The ballot title read:[1]

Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1093 concerns ending temporary taxes on selling certain carbonated beverages and beer.
Concise Description:This measure would end temporary taxes, otherwise expiring in 2013, on the activities of selling certain carbonated beverages and of manufacturing and selling beer and strong beer, above minimum revenue or production levels.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Summary

According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:

This measure would end certain temporary taxes, otherwise expiring June 30, 2013, including a tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated water, at two cents per twelve ounces, exempting each bottler’s first $10,000,000 of gross sales; and a tax on manufacturing and selling of beer, in the amount of $15.50 per thirty-one gallon barrel, but with an exception for certain producers of less than 60,000 barrels annually.

Path to the ballot

See also: Washington signature requirements

According to the secretary of state, supporters did not file signatures in an attempt to qualify the measure for the 2010 ballot. In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters were required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.

See also

External links

Additional reading

References