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does state of california have an excise tax

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I am starting a business in california providing warranties in the state of california to auto dealers. I have only done business in washington state and have had to pay excise tax. Is there something similar in california?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 10 years ago.

Following are Special Taxes in CA:

The Electronic Waste Recycling Fee is imposed on the consumer and collected by the retailer, at the time of the retail sale or lease of certain new or refurbished televisions, computer monitors, laptop computers, and other devices. This fee is administered by the Electronic Waste Recycling Fee Section.

Environmental Fees includes the Ballast Water Management Fee; Hazardous Substances Programs; and Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Fee.

Excise Taxes include the Alcoholic Beverage Tax; Alternative Cigarette Tax Stamp Program (ACTS); California Cigarette and Tobacco Products Licensing Act of 2003; California Tire Fee; Cigarette & Tobacco Products Taxes; Emergency Telephone Users Surcharge; Energy Resources Surcharge; Integrated Waste Management Fee; Natural Gas Surcharge; and Tax on Insurers.

Fuel Taxes include the Aircraft Jet Fuel Tax; Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Fee; Diesel Fuel Tax; International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA); Interstate User Diesel Fuel Tax; Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax; Oil Spill Response, Prevention and Administration Fees; Underground Storage Tank Maintenance Fee; and the Use Fuel Tax.

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