Montgomery County Considering Changes To Bag TaxMontgomery County is considering changing its five-cent tax on bags.
Montgomery County Bag Tax Isn't Changing HabitsA five-cent tax on plastic bags isn't changing the behavior of Montgomery County shoppers as much as officials had hoped.
Montgomery Bag Tax Collects $154K In First MonthNew figures show that officials collected $154,000 from Montgomery County's 5-cent bag tax during the first month it was implemented.
First Day Of Bag Fee In Montgomery CountyThe New Year marks the first day of a new bag tax for Montgomery County residents. Shoppers will now be charged a five-cent fee for paper and plastic bags at any cashier.
Montgomery Co. To Charge Shoppers Extra For Plastic, Paper BagsBring your own or pay up. Some stores right here in Maryland will now charge you more money to take your purchases home in a plastic or paper bag. Now the question is whether the tax is needed statewide.