Table 4

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE COLLECTIONS

Fiscal Years 1997 and 1998 ($000)

  Percent
Source Fiscal 1997

Fiscal 1998

Change
STATE TAXES $8,825,474 $9,393,870 6.4  %
1935 Revenue Act Taxes 6,997,556 7,424,105 6.1 
Retail sales 4,373,041 4,663,437 6.6 
Use 331,121 326,233 (1.5)
Business and occupation 1,722,802 1,853,815 7.6 
Public utility 203,178 211,783 4.2 
Cigarette 254,060 258,870 1.9 
Liquor sales 45,232 48,601 7.4 
Penalties and interest 68,122 61,366 (9.9)
Property and In-lieu Excises 1,235,689 1,293,745 4.7 
State property tax 1,169,184 1,229,431 5.2 
Timber excise (state) 25,147 22,706 (9.7)
PUD privilege 27,346 27,514 0.6 
Leasehold excise (state) 14,012 14,094 0.6 
Other State Taxes 592,186 676,020 14.2 
Estate 88,069 83,607 (5.1)
Tobacco products 18,521 21,981 18.7 
Liquor liter 57,637 58,764 2.0 
Fish 1,348 1,442 7.0 
Litter 5,236 4,758 (9.1)
Real estate excise 301,444 382,213 26.8 
Convention center 24,657 26,535 7.6 
Hazardous substance 24,304 20,397 (16.1)
Refuse collection (3.6%) 21,620 21,620 0.0 
Wood stove fee 238 268 12.6 
Carbonated beverage syrup 9,505 10,355 8.9 
Petroleum products -- -- -- 
Brokered natural gas 8,708 10,445 19.9 
Oil spill tax 4,600 6,885 49.7 
IMR tax 8,412 8,607 2.3 
Rental car 17,887 18,143 1.4 
ADMINISTRATIVE COLLECTIONS $17,462 $19,295 0.1 
Escheats 90 1,138 1164.4 
Property tax exemption fees 127 130 2.4 
Unclaimed property (net) 3,494 5,887 68.5 
City/county administration fee 7,397 7,504 1.4 
Transit district administration fee 4,364 3,205 (26.6)
Other local tax administration fees 1,644 1,188 (27.7)
Principal/interest on EAA loans 74 84 13.5 
Vehicle excise taxes and penalties 84 107 27.4 
Miscellaneous receipts 188 52 (72.3)
LOCAL TAX COLLECTIONS 1,277,500 1,458,400 14.2 
Local sales/use taxes:
City/county (1.0%) 722,450 745,407 3.2 
Transit district (0.1 - 0.6%) 303,465 316,862 4.4 
Criminal justice (0.1%) 63,204 65,772 4.1 
Public facilities (0.1%) 5,067 5,059 (0.2)
Correctional facilities (0.1%) 16,692 17,803 6.7 
Regional transit (0.4%) 16,707 165,770 892.2 
Rural distressed areas sales/use (0.04%)* -- -- -- 
City/county leasehold tax 13,786 10,028 (27.3)
County timber tax 54,646 43,162 (21.0)
Local hotel/motel taxes 28,348 31,946 12.7 
Hazardous substance 26,266 23,001 (12.4)
Brokered natural gas 2,154 2,808 30.4 
Rental car taxes:
County (1.0%) 3,831 2,580 (32.7)
King County baseball stadium (2.0%) 4,378 4,397 0.4 
Regional transit (0.8%) 62 2,063 -- 
King County taxes, prof. sports stadiums:
Food & beverage (0.5%) 11,437 12,139 6.1 
Baseball stadium sales/use (0.017%)* 5,007 5,830 16.4 
Football stadium sales/use (0.016%)* -- 3,773 -- 
TOTAL DEPARTMENT COLLECTIONS $10,120,393 $10,871,565 7.4  %
Note: Cash collections. Some taxes are actually collected by other agencies, e.g., liquor taxes, state property tax levy, and real estate excise tax, although the Department has administrative functions related to these taxes.
*Tax is credited against state retail sales/use tax - no additional tax for consumers.


Last Updated on 5/14/99
By Department of Revenue