Table 13

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX:

State-Shared Retail Sales and Use Tax Distributions for

Local Stadium and Convention Center Facilities and Tourism Programs

Fiscal Years 1989-1998

Fiscal Year

Cities

Counties

Total

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 7,151,900 10,678,300 17,830,200
1996 7,643,281 11,901,893 19,968,173
1997 8,505,422 13,504,353 22,297,892
1998 8,749,907 14,204,382 23,260,950
As of December 1998, 124 cities and 33 counties were participating. The 2% 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 many local jurisdictions or the state convention center tax in Seattle and King County. The total includes amounts not shown separately due to disclosure requirements.

Last Updated on 5/19/99
By Department of Revenue