Title 44

Chapter 44
Taxation of Beverage Containers, Hard-To-Dispose Material and Litter Control Participation Permittee

R.I. Gen. Laws 44-44-3

 44-44-3.  Imposition of tax on beverage containers.

There shall be levied and imposed a tax of eight cents ($0.08) on each case of beverage containers sold by a beverage wholesaler to a beverage retailer or consumer within this state. The tax shall be collected by the beverage wholesaler. The tax provided for in this section shall not be levied, imposed, or collected on reusable and refillable beverage containers.

History of Section.
P.L. 1984, ch. 251, 4; P.L. 1988, ch. 241, 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 86, 1; P.L. 1998, ch. 377, 1; P.L. 2019, ch. 88, art. 5, 15.