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why did i get taxed on bottled water?

it was 1 gallon of distilled water

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staciandababy

Asked by staciandababy at 9:01 PM on Jul. 22, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I have no clue. I have not ever been taxed on buying water before. Did you ask them?
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 9:02 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • if you live in a state that has the deposit in soda bottles they added water bottled this year, but not on the gallon size.
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 9:04 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • My guess would be bottle deposit.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 9:08 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • i'm in washington state
    staciandababy

    Comment by staciandababy (original poster) at 9:27 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • to cover the additional disposal costs. This is very common.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:54 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Do you live In WA? they just passed a law effective 06/15 in an effort to lower the amt of plastic in the environment.
    luvschocolate

    Answer by luvschocolate at 9:59 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Call the store where you bought it and ask the manager.
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 1:07 AM on Jul. 23, 2010

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