Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

September-October 1998 Distributions
for July-August 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

                                                                                               
                                                    SEPTEMBER         OCTOBER      YEAR TO DATE
   JURISDICTION           TAX RATE                DISTRIBUTIONS    DISTRIBUTIONS  DISTRIBUTIONS
(RECEIPTS USED FOR)                                                                            

1.County Rental Car Taxes (sports facilities or youth/amateur sports)

    Franklin County         1.0%                     $5,458.42      $6,014.75      $47,136.35
    King County             1.0%                    247,150.27     410,261.69    1,885,912.09
    Pierce County           1.0%                     15,038.56      16,297.61      105,016.86
    Spokane County          1.0%                     33,584.78      43,494.74      238,473.67

    State administrative fee                          3,042.52       4,808.48       22,540.90


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

    King County             2.0%                   $494,299.83    $820,522.43   $3,766,947.75

    State administrative fee                          4,992.81       8,287.96       38,065.08


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

    RTA rental car tax*     0.8%                   $202,907.29    $366,005.76   $1,689,618.95

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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