Table 17
NEW TAXPAYER ACCOUNTS* -DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Statewide by Industry - FiscalYears 1996 & 1997
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Industry                 SIC            FY 1996      FY 1997
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Farming, fishing, forestry,  01-14           1,917      1,539
Construction                 15-17           7,647      6,745

Manufacturing                20-39           2,417      1,672
 Food products               20                 89         58
 Apparel                     23                 97         50
 Lumber/wood/paper products  24, 26            604        463
 Furniture                   25                 41         34
 Printing/publishing         27                516        342
 Chemicals/related products  28-32             117         88
 Metal products              33-34              95         95
 Industrial/electrical equip 35-36             158        160
 Transportation equipment    37                121        121
 Other manufacturing         21-22, 38-39      579        261

Motor freight/warehousing    42              1,111        901
Other transportation         40-41, 43-47      851        657
Communication/utilities      48-49             452        378

Wholesale trade              50-51           3,213      2,903

Retail trade                 52-59          15,692     11,959
 Building materials          52                461        367
 General merchandise/apparel 53, 56            682        440
 Food stores                 54                954        772
 Auto dealers/service stati  55                615        507
 Furniture/appliances        57              1,321      1,019
 Restaurants/bars            58              2,554      1,987
 Misc. retailers             59              9,105      6,867

Financial institutions       60-62, 67         932        915
Insurance companies          63-64             505        391
Real estate companies        65              1,581      1,404

Services                     70-99          27,393     20,758
 Accommodations              70                280        269
 Personal services           72              2,472      1,928
 Business services           73             10,353      9,370
 Automotive services         75              1,337      1,010
 Health services             80              1,732      1,336
 Legal services              81                551        449
 Engineering/architecture/   87              3,384      2,664
 Misc. services              76-79, 82-86, 88-997,284   3,732

TOTAL NEW ACCOUNTS                          63,711     50,222
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*Based on opening date and industrial category indicated on Master Business Application. Includes new businesses, reorganizations of existing firms, reopens of former accounts, and firms with no activity; excludes miscellaneous tax accounts. Starting 7/1/96, non-retail firms with less than $12,000 annual gross income are not registered