TAX STATISTICS 1999


Table 19B

STATE TAX COLLECTIONS IN WASHINGTON
HISTORICAL DATA: 1950 - 1995

Selected Fiscal Years, Dollars in Thousands

 

Source 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970
TOTAL STATE TAXES $187,145 $296,256 $439,487 $575,959 $951,572
Sales Taxes
Retail Sales 80,859 113,085 182,737 230,552 399,414
Use 4,643 7,945 13,363 17,041 29,381
Motor Fuels 37,330 50,673 60,482 83,452 140,878
Beer and Wine Excise 1,393 1,407 1,448 1,710 5,419
Liquor Sales 260 7,347 11,403 10,085 15,892
Liquor Liter --- --- --- 5,194 14,810
Cigarette 6,501 10,643 16,840 21,166 35,402
Tobacco Products --- --- 1,306 1,652 2,134
Convention Center --- --- --- --- ---
Replacement Tire --- --- --- --- ---
Refuse Collection --- --- --- --- ---
Wood Stove Fee --- --- --- --- ---
Gross Receipts Taxes
Business and Occupation 18,860 46,316 63,710 77,348 115,715
Public Utility 5,470 9,037 14,426 19,219 27,244
Litter --- --- --- --- ---
Insurance Premiums 3,491 5,212 7,752 10,111 17,111
Parimutuel 608 896 1,161 1,051 2,304
Mechanical Devices 5,791 1,817 1,779 1,240 474
Boxing and Wrestling 14 22 6 14 15
Property & In-lieu Excises
State Property Tax 11,205 20,045 34,017 46,207 61,220
Vehicle Excises 6,068 14,550 16,682 27,864 52,112
PUD Excise 240 688 1,211 2,869 4,302
Timber Excise --- --- --- --- ---
Leasehold Excise --- --- --- --- ---
Other State Taxes
Inheritance and Gift 3,559 5,091 9,446 16,574 25,434
Estate --- --- --- --- ---
Conveyance 444 715 689 1,007 1,278
Real Estate Excise --- --- --- --- ---
Fish --- --- --- --- ---
Hazardous Substances --- --- --- --- ---
Mobile Home Fee --- --- --- --- ---
Carbonated Beverage --- --- --- --- ---
Petroleum Products --- --- --- --- ---
Penalties/Interest 409 767 1,029 1,603 1,033
 
 
1975 1980 1985 1990 1995
TOTAL STATE TAXES $1,448,334 $2,759,579 $4,317,675 $6,984,424 $9,598,445
Sales Taxes
 
Retail Sales 1,111,346 1,831,613 3,147,391 4,121,835
Use 47,752 96,128 166,923 225,964 292,450
161,514 254,637 346,809 498,024 616,278
Beer and Wine Excise 9,588 13,550 21,305 29,498 32,950
Liquor Sales 18,349 26,183 28,213 32,132 39,340
Liquor Liter 33,855 42,697 53,613 51,700 55,161
Cigarette 53,320 61,080 92,345 127,679 201,922
Tobacco Products 3,174 2,523 4,911 10,421 18,197
Convention Center --- --- 5,105 11,497 18,989
Replacement Tire --- --- --- 1,600 1,032
Refuse Collection --- --- --- 15,893 25,186
Wood Stove Fee --- --- --- 181 508
Brokered Natural Gas --- --- --- --- 7,938
Rental Car --- --- --- --- 13,015
Gross Receipts Taxes
Business and Occupation 203,561 402,443 653,360 1,085,009 1,590,477
Public Utility 48,174 93,570 124,857 114,316 189,590
Litter 910 1,459 2,531 3,230 4,161
Insurance Premiums 22,614 43,646 61,396 92,701 204,760
Parimutuel 4,694 7,199 7,043 10,449 3,412
Boxing and Wrestling 28 47 26 39 14
Property & In-lieu Excises
State Property Tax 86,664 322,906 506,018 682,868 1,033,256
Vehicle Excises 69,111 144,965 226,196 411,893 668,567
PUD Excise 5,357 7,736 17,182 20,983 26,117
Timber Excise 23,213 49,960 13,196 27,957 25,552
Leasehold Excise --- 3,688 5,794 9,168 12,129
Other State Taxes
Inheritance and Gift 35,634 54,597 --- --- ---
Estate --- --- 20,138 30,135 42,160
Conveyance 2,049 6,612 9,385 --- ---
Real Estate Excise --- --- 94,538 265,170 255,116
Fish --- --- 1,785 2,807 2,253
Hazardous Substances --- --- --- 19,669 18,112
Mobile Home Fee --- --- --- 49 ---
Carbonated Beverage --- --- --- 14,149 23,514
Petroleum Products --- --- --- 13,236 ---
Oil Spill --- --- --- --- 3,011
Hazardous Waste Fees --- --- --- --- 823
IMR Tax --- --- --- --- 12,427
Penalties/Interest 4,187 12,517 23,393 28,665 38,193
Source: Department of Revenue and Office of Financial Management.