Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

January-February 1998 Distributions
for November-December Activity


Table 7

DISTRIBUTIONS OF ADDITIONAL LOCAL HOTEL/MOTEL TAXES

TO CITIES AND COUNTIES (2% - 3% rates)

                                
  Tax is in addition to sales tax; purchasers bear the tax burden
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                              JANUARY       FEBRUARY      YEAR TO DATE
  AREA            TAX RATE   DISTRIBUTIONS DISTRIBUTIONS DISTRIBUTIONS  
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Chelan             3%        $5,743.69     $3,537.39      $9,281.08
Leavenworth        3%        16,586.22     27,025.39      43,611.61
Wenatchee          4%        26,785.48     26,186.00      52,971.48
Forks              2%         1,288.77      1,632.03       2,920.80
Cowlitz County     2%        11,175.49     10,358.32      21,533.81
East Wenatchee     4%         4,856.59      2,824.55       7,681.14
Pasco              2%         8,465.20      5,924.22      14,389.42
Grays Harbor County3%        15,790.74     15,657.22      31,447.96
Ocean Shores       3%        21,130.51     12,237.79      33,368.30
Westport           3%         3,433.59      2,932.46       6,366.05
Langley (1)        1%             ---D      1,114.72       1,114.72
Bellevue*          3%       155,559.65    155,505.38     311,065.03
Coulee Dam (2)     2%           522.70        418.66         941.36
Winthrop           3%         2,394.36      3,508.42       5,902.78
Long Beach         3%         6,643.91      5,656.18      12,300.09
Pierce County      2%         5,487.53     10,965.67      16,453.20
Buckley(3)         2%             ---D          ---D           ---D
Eatonville(3)      2%             ---D          ---D           ---D
Fife (4)           5%        12,171.08     36,521.47      48,692.55
Lakewood           5%        13,058.86     10,336.03      23,394.89
Puyallup           2%         5,706.03      5,138.98      10,845.01
Tacoma          2%-5%        64,751.85     47,729.53     112,481.38
La Conner          2%         3,269.22      2,735.48       6,004.70
Snohomish County   2%        61,097.52     53,104.81     114,202.33
Spokane County     2%        79,584.20     82,335.72     161,919.92
Yakima City        3%        28,251.77     20,336.75      48,588.52
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  D = The amount cannot be disclosed.  See the note on disclosure
  on page 3.

  * The Bellevue (King County) convention and trade center tax
  rate of 3 percent was effective January 1989 and is levied on
  establishments with 60 or more units.
(1)  Langley (Island County) imposed a new tax of 1 percent
effective December 1, 1997.
(2)  Coulee Dam (Okanogan County) imposed a new tax of 2 percent
effective November 1, 1997.
(3)    The special hotel/motel tax collected by Buckley and
  Eatonville is now distributed to Pierce County instead of to
  the cities.
(4)    Fife (Pierce County) increased its special hotel/motel
  tax from 2 percent to 5 percent effective December 1, 1997.