Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

November-December 1997 Distributions
for September-October Activity


Table 7

DISTRIBUTIONS OF ADDITIONAL LOCAL HOTEL/MOTEL TAXES

TO CITIES AND COUNTIES (2% - 3% rates)

                                
  Tax is in addition to sales tax; purchasers bear the tax burden
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                              NOVEMBER      DECEMBER   YEAR TO DATE
  AREA            TAX RATE   DISTRIBUTIONS DISTRIBUTIONS DISTRIBUTIONS  
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  Chelan             3%      $ 31,001.92   $ 14,084.82$   178,558.06
  Leavenworth        3%        22,194.39     23,636.10    125,396.31
  Wenatchee*         4%        33,669.57     39,129.39    236,808.39
  Forks**            2%         3,848.76      3,269.51      7,118.27
  Cowlitz County     2%        23,206.28     19,140.40    216,804.35
  East Wenatchee*    4%         1,390.46      6,765.51     37,836.04
  Pasco              2%        11,304.96      9,191.92    124,165.22
  Grays Harbor County3%        38,504.19     26,038.75    315,020.12
  Ocean Shores       3%        37,266.34     29,115.13    345,777.28
  Westport           3%         9,944.76      3,987.78     55,925.98
  Bellevue           3%       183,100.68    172,759.21  1,985,700.81
  Winthrop           3%         3,866.40      8,905.16     50,152.23
  Long Beach         3%        21,275.51     11,260.14    130,571.41
  Pierce County      2%        19,334.35     13,549.14    141,105.53
  Buckley            2%          ---D          ---D          ---D
  Eatonville         2%          ---D          ---D          ---D
  Fife               2%        20,586.34     17,986.34    195,484.52
  Lakewood           5%        14,464.75     16,040.14    120,538.87
  Puyallup           2%         8,458.94      5,902.68     76,125.83
  Tacoma***       2%-5%        97,296.57     87,110.65    515,865.43
  La Conner          2%         4,524.34      4,362.26     52,384.67
  Snohomish County   2%        86,693.10     73,952.89    857,199.14
  Spokane County     2%       112,227.36    105,799.69  1,241,638.84
  Yakima City        3%        49,500.48     44,019.87    476,836.38
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  D = The amount cannot be disclosed.  See the note on disclosure
  on page 3.

  *   The tax rate for Wenatchee and East Wenatchee increased from
      2% to 4% effective October 1, 1997.
  **  Forks imposed a 2% special hotel/motel tax effective
      September 1, 1997.
  *** Effective September 1, 1997, Tacoma has increased the special
      hotel/motel tax to 5% for lodging businesses with 25 or more
      rooms/spaces.  Businesses with 24 or less rooms/spaces must
      collectthe 2% tax.