Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

November-December 1998 Distributions
for September-October 1998 Activity


Table 9
DISTRIBUTIONS  OF  LOCAL  TAXES  ON  RENTAL  CARS
Taxes for Public Facilities and Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Except for the RTA tax, these rental car taxes apply countywide
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                                                                  NOVEMBER            DECEMBER          YEAR TO DATE
JURISDICTION (RECEIPTS USED FOR)       TAX RATE                 DISTRIBUTIONS       DISTRIBUTIONS       DISTRIBUTIONS
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1.	County Rental Car Taxes (sports facilities or youth/amateur sports)

		Franklin County	1.0%                  $  4,891.83          $  5,735.18       $   57,763.36
		King County	1.0%                   248,099.60           196,522.79        2,330,534.48
		Pierce County	1.0%                    12,913.21            10,218.45          128,148.52
		Spokane County	1.0%                    29,644.94            28,049.42          296,168.03

		State administrative fee	              2,985.18             2,429.33           28,391.03



2.	King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)

		King County	2.0%                  $496,198.61          $393,044.84      $4,656,191.20

		State administrative fee                      5,012.02             3,970.05          47,047.15



3.	Regional Transit Authority (high capacity, rapid transit system)

		RTA rental car tax*	0.8%                  $203,549.69           $172,599.20      $2,065,767.84


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*	Tax is credited against state sales/use tax, so the burden is shifted to the state general fund.  This tax
   generally applies within the metropolitan areas of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.