Bullshit liquor taxes in Washington state

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  1. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    What taxes apply to spirits?
    There are two types of spirits taxes: a spirits sales tax and a spirits liter tax.

    Spirits Sales Tax (SST): This tax is based on the selling price of spirits in their original package.
    Spirits sales tax rate paid by the general public: 20.5%
    Spirits sales tax rate paid by on-premises retailers such as restaurants, bars, etc., on their purchases from distributors, distillers, etc.: 13.7%


    Spirits Liter Tax (SLT): This tax is based on the volume of the spirits being sold in the original package.
    Spirits liter tax rate paid by the general public: $3.7708 per liter
    Spirits liter tax rate paid by on-premises retailers such as restaurants, bars, etc., on their purchases from distributors, distillers, etc.: $2.4408 per liter

    So I just bought a 12.99 dollar bottle of cheap vodka for 22.25 :grr::scott::nutpunch:
     
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    FOXXXONE wut?

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    Gonna be expensive to get Fem Perfection drunk now.
     
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    That's what you get for staying on the ignorant libtard west coast.
     
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    I'm not here to impress the likes of you!
     
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    Shut up faggot
     
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    But weed is more or less legal there, right? I'd be more than happy for the trade off....
     
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    How much is a regular bottle of crown?

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    yeah thats true and they have great beer too
     
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    Do you have Progeria like Dave?
     
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    oh and then when i asked about the price this cunt in line said "we are very proud of our taxes"
    Mind ya biznuss beoich
     
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    Alcoholic problems
     
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    I thought our Texas "sin tax" (tobacco and booze) was outrageous, but those are some crazy numbers....
     
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    You could always switch to huffing petrol
     
  17. Thelonious Davis

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    I wish they kept it the way it was liquor stores sold it and it was cheap
    sure you can't get it at safeway but so what
     
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    i just go to the indian bodegas in everett they usually have the tax added to the bottle i get a fifth of makers for about $28 found it even cheaper in bellingham last time i was there
     
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    sweet i got friends up that way thanks for the heads up.
    Also nice av