Table 19A

STATE TAX COLLECTIONS IN WASHINGTON

HISTORICAL DATA: 1900 - 1945

Selected Fiscal Years, Dollars in Thousands

Source 1900 1905 1910 1915 1920 1925 1930 1935 1940 1945
TOTAL STATE TAXES $1,570 $2,419 $5,726 $8,926 $12,205 $18,191 $21,310 $42,596 $53,529 $114,241
Sales Taxes
Retail Sales --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 9,386 14,281 45,277
Use --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

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1,027 2,194
Motor Fuels --- --- --- --- --- 3,020 5,027 11,945 16,156 16,492
Fuel Oil --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1,027 924 950
Beer and Wine Excise --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 567 696 1,399
Liquor Sales --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1,143 1,439 11,931
Cigarette --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 965 2,107 3,124
Gross Receipts Taxes
Business and Occupation --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 6,009 5,418 14,358
Public Utility --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1,969 2,335 3,895
Insurance Premiums 46 117 285 392 749 1,132 1,521 1,508 1,773 1,769
Express Company Excise --- --- 47 52 105 62 48 278 18 30
Parimutuel --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 155 468
Mechanical Devices --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

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2,093
Boxing and Wrestling --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 17 1 6
Property & In-lieu Excises
State Property Tax 1,524 2,268 5,296 8,327 11,073 13,534 13,874 6,514 3,471 5,294
Vehicle Excises --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1,316 2,457
PUD Excise --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

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59
Other State Taxes
Inheritance and Gift

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34 98 155 278 443 840 460 1,445 1,972
Conveyance --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 65 86 312
Admissions --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 714 732

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Penalties/Interest --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 29 149 161
Source: Department of Revenue and Office of Financial Management.


Last Updated on 6/10/99
By Department of Revenue