It has come to the attention of Atlantic Systems, Inc. that the NYS Department of Tax and Finance will be instituting a 5 cent Paper Carryout Bag Reduction Fee which goes into effect as of March 1, 2020.

If you would like ASI’s assistance in setting up your registers to properly charge for bags, please call into the support department at 732-280-6616 ext.777.

 Your register will be equipped with a button which charges customers $.05 for each bag allocated.  There will be a NON TAXABLE line item on the customer’s receipt, and each bag sold will be trackable for reporting purposes. 

Please reference any of the resources listed below for verification and jurisdiction.


DEC’s Bag Waste Reduction Law: Information for Manufacturers and Retailers

DEC’s Proposed Part 351, Plastic Bag Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling

Publication 718-B, Paper Carryout Bag Reduction Fee

Tax Bulletin Do I Need to Register for Sales Tax (TB-ST-175)

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