TAX STATISTICS 1999


Table 13

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX: State-Shared Retail Sales and Use Tax Distributions for Local Stadium and Convention Center Facilities and Tourism Programs

Fiscal Years 1990-1999

Fiscal Year Cities Counties Total
1990 4,908,882 7,921,894 12,870,613
1991 5,634,241 8,687,486 14,380,295
1992 6,271,414 9,494,907 15,841,732
1993 6,361,000 9,613,160 16,048,471
1994 6,795,641 9,862,532 16,718,028
1995 7,151,900 10,678,300 17,830,200
1996 7,643,281 11,901,893 19,968,173
1997 8,505,422 13,504,353 22,297,892
1998 8,749,907 14,204,382 23,260,950
1999 9,320,666 14,853,628 24,468,762
 
As of December 1999, 128 cities and 32 counties were participating. The 2% tax is not an additional tax for the consumer but is deducted from the state retail sales and use tax on hotel/motel lodgings. This table does not include additional hotel/motel taxes levied by many local jurisdictions or the state convention center tax in Seattle and King County. The total includes amounts not shown separately due to disclosure requirements.