Quarterly Business Review
3rd Quarter, 1998

                              TABLE 6:  STATE RETAIL SALES TAX*:                           
                                        GROSS INCOME, TAXABLE INCOME & TAX DUE              
                                        STATEWIDE AMOUNTS BY INDUSTRY (SIC)                
                                        3RD QUARTER, 1998                                  
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                                                                              ACCRUED STATE 
                                           SALES SUBJECT TO RETAIL SALES TAX  RETAIL SALES 
           INDUSTRY                   SIC       GROSS            TAXABLE          TAX*     
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  $14,778,248,409  $9,822,912,418   $638,489,762 
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52      896,903,121     858,032,874     55,772,172 
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            407,312,204     394,873,429     25,666,790 
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....             49,407,632      47,861,072      3,110,974 
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            297,071,682     281,177,536     18,276,532 
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...             55,493,406      52,165,103      3,390,740 
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........             87,618,197      81,955,734      5,327,136 
    OTHER...........................                      0               0              0 
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53    1,739,175,497   1,371,638,037     89,156,470 
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            854,194,857     786,328,260     51,111,337 
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            589,889,749     345,002,809     22,425,184 
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            295,090,891     240,306,968     15,619,949 
  FOOD..............................    54    3,130,496,563   1,114,920,467     72,469,871 
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          3,030,357,484   1,069,941,321     69,546,224 
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....             27,694,890       6,607,392        429,486 
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....              6,695,955       1,647,863        107,109 
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............              6,583,405       2,429,928        157,941 
    BAKERIES 546....................             22,496,484       9,011,547        585,750 
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............             36,668,345      25,282,416      1,643,361 
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    3,412,774,674   2,376,740,622    154,488,233 
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          2,255,202,321   1,774,905,052    115,368,874 
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            254,316,976     236,247,241     15,356,091 
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            593,417,384     136,210,738      8,853,711 
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            309,837,993     229,377,591     14,909,557 
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56      807,182,440     470,470,217     30,580,615 
    CLOTHING 561-565................            703,318,098     371,956,007     24,177,169 
    SHOES 566.......................             56,856,932      54,749,911      3,558,752 
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............             47,007,410      43,764,299      2,844,694 
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    1,277,690,706     870,578,859     56,587,647 
    FURNITURE 571...................            347,396,287     324,422,665     21,087,476 
    APPLIANCES 572..................            119,115,107     113,800,817      7,397,047 
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....            811,179,312     432,355,377     28,103,124 
    OTHER...........................                      0               0              0 
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    1,473,559,560   1,419,425,627     92,262,750 
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    2,040,465,848   1,341,105,715     87,172,004 
    DRUG STORES 591.................            530,334,562     193,142,517     12,554,271 
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594            587,949,808     522,675,813     33,973,951 
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........            270,926,758     165,964,027     10,787,666 
    FUEL DEALERS 598................             84,620,070      43,130,776      2,803,499 
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............            566,634,650     416,192,582     27,052,617 
SERVICES                             70-89    3,250,512,739   2,595,414,404    168,702,328 
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            437,686,243     424,580,961     27,597,788 
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............            142,980,316     131,079,475      8,520,204 
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          1,125,317,878     806,467,396     52,420,452 
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........            253,898,898     155,352,382     10,097,889 
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....            679,697,123     639,897,768     41,593,455 
  OTHER SERVICES....................            864,831,179     593,388,804     38,570,429 
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    3,860,446,711   3,240,903,283    210,659,158 
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    1,315,335,774     500,531,039     32,534,603 
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    1,191,985,361     869,394,995     56,510,723 
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    3,595,682,069   2,320,490,765    150,831,991 
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67      360,928,189     288,039,024     18,722,545 
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........            227,059,091     202,075,784     13,134,980 
                                                                                           
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        $28,580,198,343 $19,839,761,712 $1,289,586,090 
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*STATE TAX ONLY; EXCLUDES ACCRUED LOCAL SALES TAX REVENUES