$3.5 Million in Legalized Marijuana Taxes and Fees
Recreational marijuana is taxed in several ways.
- 15% excise tax,
- 10% special sales tax,
- 2.9% sales tax.
Medical marijuana has another 2.9% sales tax.
The Colorado Department of Revenue announced that the total income from the taxes was $2,927,095 and $592,661 came from application and licensing fee revenues.
59 businesses filed a return, only 24 were actually approved to operate on January 1, 2014.
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