Table 13

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX:

Retail Sales and Use Tax Distributions for

Local Stadium and Convention Center Facilities

Fiscal Years 1988-1997

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   Fiscal Year     Cities        Counties         Total
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     1988         3,912,913      6,089,316      10,002,229
     1989         4,657,365      6,939,470      11,596,835
     1990         4,908,882      7,921,894      12,870,613
     1991         5,634,241      8,687,486      14,380,295
     1992         6,271,414      9,494,907      15,841,732
     1993         6,361,000      9,613,160      16,048,471
     1994         6,795,641      9,862,532      16,718,028
     1995         8,545,260      9,284,958      18,094,208
     1996         7,643,281     11,901,893      19,968,173
     1997         8,505,422     13,504,353      22,297,892
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As of December 1997, 129 cities and 
32 counties were participating in this program.  The 2% stadium/convention
center tax is not an additional tax for the consumer but is deducted from
the state retail sales and use tax on hotel/motel lodgings. This table
does not include additional hotel/motel taxes levied by Bellevue, Pierce
County and certain other cities, nor the state convention center tax in
Seattle and King County.

Table 14

REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX STATISTICS

Fiscal Years 1988-1997

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 Fiscal        Number       Estimated Value of     State Real Estate
  Year        of Sales       Sales ($000,000)      Excise Tax ($000)*
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  1988          214,868            10,735.1          143,850.0
  1989          230,157            14,565.2          186,434.9
  1990          281,779            20,949.4          268,152.6
  1991          241,194            16,182.4          207,134.7
  1992          259,947            16,640.3          212,995.8
  1993          269,622            18,027.4          230,750.9
  1994          289,664            21,857.9          279,781.4
  1995          244,632            19,564.5          250,425.4
  1996          249,715            21,473.1          274,856.1
  1997          246,871            23,938.1          306,407.1
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*Includes 1.0% retained by counties for collection costs.