Table 18

NEW TAXPAYER ACCOUNTS* - DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

By County and Major Industry - Fiscal Year 1997

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County	  Construction  Manufacturing  Wholesaling  Retailing  Services  Other    Total  
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Adams           4	    5	           3	       35	  32	  38	   117
Asotin         24	    4	           5	       34	  48	  22	   137
Benton        132	   24	          32	      194	 363	  90	   835
Chelan         86	   26	          15	      107	 166	  58	   458
Clallam        77	   28	          14	      101	 157	  48	   425
Clark         500	   88	          84	      478	 827	 281	 2,258
Columbia        2	    0	           2	       12	  18	   4	    38
Cowlitz       125	   31	          33	      143	 178	  76	   586
Douglas        38	    3	          10	       46	  75	  30	   202
Ferry           4	    6	           1	       18	  22	   3	    54
Franklin       29	    4	          11	       64	  78	  43	   229
Garfield        1	    0	           0	        1	   3	   3	     8
Grant          61	    3	          23	      114	 146	  89	   436
Grays Harbor   76	   57	          19	      141	 144	  67	   504
Island         68	   26	          22	      174	 238	  55	   583
Jefferson      44	   24	          18	       84	 121	  28	   319
King        1,400	  449	       1,016	    3,650   8,050 2,042	16,607
Kitsap        223	   26	          47	      319	 487	 123	 1,225
Kittitas       30	   10	           3	       51	  76	  25	   195
Klickitat      24	   15	          10	       48	  46	  16	   159
Lewis          65	   57	          30	      200	 208	  82	   642
Lincoln         6	    1	           5	       20	  13	  11	    56
Mason          57	   11	          19	      111	 126	  37	   361
Okanogan       39	   20	           9	       84	 115	  54	   321
Pacific        24	   14	           8	       65	  74	  18	   203
Pend Oreille   14	    4	           7	       22	  19	   9	    75
Pierce        705	  103	         210	    1,182   1,909	 518	 4,627
San Juan       30	    9	          18	       92	  93	  42	   284
Skagit        112	   49	          35	      278	 419	 126	 1,019
Skamania       12	    4	           2	        6	  27	   7	    58
Snohomish     716	  135	         197	    1,083   1,649	 457	 4,237
Spokane       397	   59	          99	      587	 865	 269	 2,276
Stevens        56	   31	          12	       79	  93	  32  	   303
Thurston      288	   63	          71	      549	 975	 263	 2,209
Wahkiakum       3	    5	           0	        9	   9	   2	    28
Walla Walla    47	   10	          10	       99	 132	  30	   328
Whatcom       148	   38	          61	      253	 389	 134	 1,023
Whitman        29	    9	          20	       70	  84	  32	   244
Yakima        169	   16	          44	      243	 277	 128	   868
Out of State  880	  205	         678	    1,122   2,007	 793	 5,685
TOTAL       6,745	1,672	       2,903	   11,959  20,758 6,185	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.