Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

May-June 1998 Distributions
for March-April Activity


Table 8
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


                                                                                                  
                                                      MAY              JUNE         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%           $4,410.79       $4,311.60        $25,321.24
      King County                    1.0%          147,059.61      155,320.66        830,498.54
      Pierce County                  1.0%           10,303.26        9,314.52         53,399.69
      Spokane County                 1.0%           21,796.31       19,840.16        109,990.10

      State administrative fee                       1,854.02        1,906.73         10,301.96


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

      King County                    2.0%          294,118.56      310,640.56      1,663,469.78

      State administrative fee                       2,970.78        3,137.66         16,793.62


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

      RTA rental car tax*            0.8%          144,602.59      140,370.73        772,486.48


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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.