PaintCare’s program plan for Washington was conditionally approved by the Washington State Department of Ecology on March 2, 2021. This plan describes the operations, outreach, and other activities of the Washington paint stewardship program:
- Washington Architectural Paint Stewardship Program Plan (October 2020, revised February 2021)
- Washington Program Plan Approval Letter (March 2, 2021)
The Washington paint stewardship program is required by the Architectural Paint Stewardship Program Law, signed by Governor Jay Inslee on May 9, 2019.
The Washington Department of Revenue has provided an explanation of why the PaintCare Fee is subject to state sales tax in the following letter:
- Letter regarding Washington Sales Tax (October 8, 2019).
The oversight agency for the Washington paint stewardship program is the Washington State Department of Ecology.