California Increases Electronic Waste Recycling Fees

California has approved an increase in the electronic waste recycling (eWaste) fee rates for all covered electronic devices (CEDs). Effective January 1, 2017, the eWaste fee increases for all CEDs. The new rates are: for a screen size of more than 4 inches, but less than 15 inches, the fee is $5; for a screen size of 15 inches or more, but less than 35 inches, the fee is $6; and for a screen size of 35 inches of more, the fee is $7. The eWaste fee is remitted to the Board of Equalization. (Tax Information Bulletin, California State Board of Equalization, December 2016)

Posted on January 3, 2017