Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

May-June 1998 Distributions
for March-April Activity


Table 5

DISTRIBUTION OF LOCAL SALES/USE TAX

TO OTHER JURISDICTIONS

Taxes for Public Facility/Stadium Districts and Regional Transit Authority

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                                                          MAY               JUNE             YEAR TO DATE
JURISDICTION (RECEIPTS USED FOR)       TAX RATE       DISTRIBUTIONS     DISTRIBUTIONS       DISTRIBUTIONS
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1. Spokane County Public Facilities District (convention center)

      Local sales/Use tax                0.1%         $417,986.87        $408,601.12        $2,468,793.90
      State administrative fee                           4,207.43           4,121.68            24,886.24
 

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

      Local sales/Use tax*               0.017%        465,640.53         457,778.04         2,705,401.33


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

      Local food/beverage tax**          0.5%        1,053,229.09       1,003,646.73         6,042,862.46
      State administrative fee                          10,638.68          10,137.85            61,039.02


4. King County Public Facilities District (professional football stadium)

      Local sales/Use tax*               0.016%        436,253.88         427,331.34         2,532,184.54


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

      Local sales/Use tax***             0.4%       14,931,792.34      14,138,469.04        85,064,267.71

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   *   Tax is credited against state sales/use tax, so the burden is
       shifted to the state
   **  Tax applies only to sales of food and beverages, alcoholic and
       otherwise, for consumption on premises by restaurants,
       bars and taverns throughout King County.
   *** Tax generally applies within the metropolitan areas of King, Pierce
       and Snohomish county.