Table 1

SUMMARY OF WASHINGTON STATE TAXES

Fiscal Years 1997 and 1998 ($000)

Fiscal Fiscal Percent
State Tax Source* 1997 1998 Change
Sales Taxes
Retail sales and use $4,704,162 $4,989,670 6.1%
Motor fuels 674,242 720,375 6.8 
Alcoholic beverages. 141,312 150,335 6.4 
Cigarette and tobacco 272,581 280,851 3.0 
Other 73,110 77,011 5.3 
Gross Receipts Taxes
Business and occupation 1,722,802 1,853,815 7.6 
Public utility 203,178 211,783 4.2 
Other 220,991 236,012 6.8 
Property & In-lieu Taxes
State school levy 1,169,184 1,229,431 5.2 
Vehicle excises 773,003 791,165 2.3 
Other in-lieu excise taxes 66,505 64,314 (3.3)
Other State Taxes
Real estate excise 301,444 382,213 26.8 
All other taxes 204,403 192,659 (5.7)
TOTAL STATE TAXES $10,526,917 $11,179,634 6.2%
*Excludes local taxes; see Table 2 for detailed data.
Last Updated on 6/4/99
By Department of Revenue