Bill Title: Imposing a new tax on the sale or transfer of ammunition.
Companion Bill: None
AN ACT Relating to imposing a new tax on ammunition; adding a new section to chapter 82.08 RCW; adding a new section to chapter 82.12 RCW; creating new sections; and providing an effective date.
What the Bill says:
This act intends to impose a sales and use tax on ammunition statewide. The revenue from this will go to programs that aim to prevent suicide and to reduce firearm-related domestic violence.
Our Summary Opinion:
It is a Democrat “love” bill which is designed to add another tax to the already taxed product of ammunition sales declaring it as a privilege rather than a right while in the process of an 11% additional tax.
Status: There has been no hearing scheduled yet on this bill.