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Virginia Litter Tax Due May 1

April 24, 2019

Virginia manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors or retailers of the following products must pay the litter tax by May 1:

  • Food for human or pet consumption
  • Groceries
  • Cigarettes and tobacco products
  • Soft drinks and carbonated waters
  • Distilled spirits, wine, beer and other malt beverages
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Paper products and household paper
  • Glass and metal containers
  • Plastic or fiber containers made of synthetic material
  • Cleaning agents and toiletries
  • Non-drug drugstore sundries
  • Motor vehicle parts

The rate is $10 per business location and an additional $15 for each location that manufactures, sells or distributes groceries, soft drinks, carbonated waters, beer or other malt beverages. Businesses must pay electronically using eForm 200.