Table 8

SUMMARY OF LOCAL SALES/USE TAX DISTRIBUTIONS

Calendar Year 1998

Local Tax Type

Possible Rates

# of Levying Jurisdictions (as of 1/99)

Amount Distributed
City/County: Basic
Cities 0.50% 278 $281,816,313
  Counties 0.50%

39

114,175,123
City/County: Optional
Cities 0.1 - 0.5% 268 270,795,311
  Counties 0.1 - 0.5% 36 114,570,285
Transportation 0.1 - 0.6% 23 334,984,726
Criminal Justice 0.10% 25* 69,483,674
Public Facilities 0.10% 1 5,220,153
High Capacity Transit (RTA) 0.1 - 1.0%(0.4%) 1 178,184,670
Juvenile Correctional Facilities 0.10% 9 18,762,264
King County (baseball stadium) 0.02% 1 5,661,823
King County (football stadium) 0.02% 1 5,291,743
King County Food and Beverage Tax 0.50% 1 12,671,068
Distressed Counties 0.04% 22 1,815,435
TOTAL DISTRIBUTIONS $1,413,432,588
* Counties levy the tax; receipts are shared with a total of 200 cities.


Last Updated on 5/17/99
By Department of Revenue