Table 7

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS:

LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX DISTRIBUTIONS

Calendar Years 1997-1998

Transit District (1) Date First Imposed Tax Rate(2)

Calendar 1997

Calendar 1998
King County Jan-73 0.6% $184,162,319 $199,683,183
Grays Harbor County Jan-75 0.3 1,905,929 2,026,775
Whatcom County PTBA Jan-76 0.3 5,774,613 5,935,922
Snohomish County PTBA Oct-76 0.6 25,973,417 28,229,233
Thurston County PTBA Jan-78 0.3 6,535,926 7,019,682
Everett Jan-79 0.3 6,383,101 6,451,044
Clallam County PTBA Jan-80 0.3 1,808,013 2,006,182
Pacific County Jan-80 0.3 468,462 527,112
Pierce County PTBA Jan-80 0.3 19,867,275 21,764,366
Walla Walla County PTBA Apr-80 0.3 1,233,257 1,268,965
Clark County PTBA Jan-81 0.3 10,411,709 11,108,101
Jefferson County PTBA Jan-81 0.3 719,564 782,852
Yakima (City) Jan-81 0.3 3,652,561 3,693,676
Spokane County PTBA Apr-81 0.3 14,771,022 15,148,068
Benton-Franklin PTBA Jul-81 0.3 5,839,105 6,174,732
Kitsap County PTBA Oct-82 0.5 9,853,103 10,716,744
Lewis County PTBA Jan-86 0.1 493,343 510,817
Island County PTBA Oct-86 0.3 1,383,721 1,500,540
Cowlitz County PTBA Jan-88 0.1 765,771 824,005
Chelan-Douglas PTBA Dec-90 0.4 4,747,642 4,895,966
Mason County PTBA Jan-92 0.2 629,518 661,792
Skagit County PTBA Jan-93 0.2 2,463,841 2,697,653
Grant County PTBA Jan-97 0.2 1,065,470 1,357,317
TOTALS $310,908,682 $334,984,726
(1)The local sales and use tax for transit purposes may be imposed by cities, counties, or public transportation benefit areas (PTBAs), which may include cities as well as unincorporated areas, if approved by voters of the district. Amounts reflect actual distributions after deducting 1.0% of collections for state administrative expenses.
(2)Current local tax rate as of January 1999 Rates may range from 0.1% to 0.6%.


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