Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

November-December 1998 Distributions
for September-October 1998 Activity


Table 8
DISTRIBUTIONS  OF ADDITIONAL  LOCAL  HOTEL/MOTEL  TAXES
TO  CITIES  AND  COUNTIES  (1% - 5% rates)
Tax is in addition to sales tax; purchasers bear the tax burden
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                                  NOVEMBER         DECEMBER        YEAR TO DATE
                 TAX RATE     DISTRIBUTIONS     DISTRIBUTIONS     DISTRIBUTIONS
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Adams County
Othello                 2%                D                 D          4,596.62
Ritzville               2%         2,186.16          2,528.33         17,821.75

Asotin County**         2%             0.00          3,811.17          3,811.17

Benton County
Kennewick               2%        15,312.72         21,486.48        169,643.88
Prosser                 2%         1,632.37          2,560.62         13,497.78
Richland                2%        11,209.71         18,374.99        132,491.23

Chelan County
Chelan                  3%         3,803.15         24,775.17        274,806.23
Leavenworth             3%        26,574.84         29,729.13        264,299.76
Wenatchee               4%        38,640.35         28,405.37        410,287.81

Clallam County
Forks                   2%         4,049.45          3,409.76         32,861.43
Port Angeles            2%        23,678.40         17,586.15        143,796.37
Sequim                  2%         4,921.02          3,936.47         43,568.23

Clark County
Vancouver               2%        45,180.76         33,558.02        150,848.72
Washougal               2%                D                 D                 D

Cowlitz County          2%        19,136.03         19,266.77        208,612.59

Douglas County
East Wenatchee          4%                D          9,553.95         39,273.19

Franklin County
Connell                 2%         1,102.75            494.07          2,992.84
Pasco                   2%         2,986.64         18,151.64        122,761.63

Grant County
Moses Lake              2%        17,005.72         11,813.96        119,635.02
Quincy                  2%           494.27          1,290.50          5,667.39

Grays Harbor County     3%        37,286.05         26,713.80        317,669.97
Ocean Shores            3%        43,758.52         40,309.30        460,304.08
Westport                3%        12,960.11          3,339.79         59,445.57

Island County
Langley                 1%         3,074.79          1,373.40         17,181.80

Jefferson County*       2%        15,858.05          9,165.35         25,023.40

King County
Bellevue                3%       240,199.90        241,150.82      2,409,831.11
Renton                  1%        11,848.46          9,684.71         69,272.94
SeaTac                  1%       119,451.69         80,544.63        538,299.73
Snoqualmie              1%                D                 D                 D
Tukwila                 1%        39,383.66         35,896.32        301,717.89

Kitsap County
Bremerton**             2%             0.00          5,884.34          5,884.34
Poulsbo                 2%         4,160.62          3,086.59         20,370.59

Lewis County
Centralia               2%         7,006.87          4,669.23         15,975.25

Okanogan County         2%        16,747.05         16,108.01         47,498.43
Brewster                2%                D            733.96          1,227.12
Conconully              2%             0.00            774.20            843.12
Coulee Dam              2%                D          1,368.80          9,685.11
Okanogan                2%                D          1,485.41          1,485.41
Omak                    2%         3,529.34          2,714.25          6,243.59
Oroville                2%             0.00                 D                 D
Tonasket                2%             0.00            139.62            139.62
Winthrop                3%         7,390.20          7,358.09         57,987.78

Pacific County
Long Beach              3%        21,300.75         14,321.46        175,923.66

Pend Oreille County
Newport                 2%           199.97                 D          2,554.29

Pierce County           2%        22,543.31         24,363.80        182,585.37
Buckley                 2%                D                 D            881.01
Eatonville              2%                D                 D            567.51
Fife                    5%        50,089.94         40,015.04        505,550.93
Lakewood                5%        11,586.93         16,696.76        173,587.22
Puyallup                5%        26,000.54         18,418.56        141,155.30
Tacoma               2%-5%       101,056.42         88,906.11      1,044,175.63

Skagit County
Anacortes               2%        11,167.66          5,006.27         61,238.73
Burlington              2%         1,865.71          1,384.08         13,556.82
La Conner               2%         4,653.42          4,148.12         52,315.05
Mount Vernon            2%         9,754.78          4,962.87         73,910.71

Skamania County
Stevenson               1%             0.00              0.00         27,590.25

Snohomish County        2%        81,858.51         77,941.81        917,647.04

Spokane County          2%       113,036.02        129,830.60      1,269,670.75

Thurston County
Lacey                   2%         9,687.95          7,977.64         58,552.94
Tumwater                2%         7,181.37          5,228.65         42,709.95

Walla Walla County
Walla Walla             2%         9,829.78         12,585.07         75,730.77

Whatcom County
Bellingham              2%        25,581.36         25,670.85        175,291.01

Yakima County
Yakima                  3%        48,291.05         46,993.65        470,607.92

Ds                                19,566.71          9,010.01        100,055.00
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D = The amount cannot be disclosed.  See the note on disclosure on page 3.  

 *Effective 9/1/98
**Effective 10/1/98


                             CORRECTION NOTICE

In the September-October 1998 Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions publication, 
the September additional local hotel/motel tax distribution numbers for the cities
of Ocean Shores and Westport in Grays Harbor County were transposed, causing the
year-to-date distribution amounts to be incorrect.  The corrected numbers for 
September-October 1998 are given below.  

                                    SEPTEMBER          OCTOBER        YEAR TO DATE
                     TAX RATE     DISTRIBUTIONS     DISTRIBUTIONS     DISTRIBUTIONS
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Grays Harbor County     3%          44,988.07         55,588.23        253,670.12
Ocean Shores            3%          41,825.80         64,752.71        376,236.26
Westport                3%           8,723.90          4,494.26         43,145.67