SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Gray Davis of California has signed into law a bill that eliminates a sales tax on reusable plastic containers. Under the new law, the rental of RPCs in the produce industry will no longer be subject to a sales tax, giving these reusable shipping platforms a tax status equal to disposable pallets and cardboard boxes. n, the Washington-based organization of companies that make, rent and use reusable shipping platforms, praised the new law. "The governor's action ...

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