TAX STATISTICS 1999


Table 4

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE COLLECTIONS

Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999 ($000)

Fiscal 1998 Fiscal 1999 Change
STATE TAXES $9,393,870 $9,772,809 4.00%
1935 Revenue Act Taxes 7,424,105 7,719,324 4
Retail sales 4,663,437 4,948,255 6.1
Use 326,233 335,811 2.9
Business and occupation 1,853,815 1,827,459 -1.4
Public utility 211,783 221,397 4.5
Cigarette 258,870 255,050 -1.5
Liquor sales 48,601 51,593 6.2
Penalties and interest 61,366 79,759 30
Property and In-lieu Excises 1,293,745 1,335,910 3.3
State property tax 1,229,431 1,274,590 3.7
Timber excise (state) 22,706 18,833 -17.1
PUD privilege 27,514 26,865 -2.4
Leasehold excise (state) 14,094 15,622 10.8
Other State Taxes 676,020 717,575 6.1
Estate 83,607 69,570 -16.8
Tobacco products 21,981 22,755 3.5
Liquor liter 58,764 61,773 5.1
Fish 1,442 1,264 -12.3
Litter 4,758 6,826 43.5
Real estate excise 382,213 428,006 12
Convention center 26,535 30,577 15.2
Hazardous substance 20,397 15,494 -24
Refuse collection 21,620 23,182 7.2
Wood stove fee 268 285 6.3
Carbonated beverage syrup 10,355 9,894 -4.5
Petroleum products -- -- --
Brokered natural gas 10,445 12,968 24.2
Oil spill tax 6,885 3,055 -55.6
IMR tax 8,607 8,550 -0.7
Rental car 18,143 19,767 9
Enhanced 911 -- 3,609 --
 
 
ADMINISTRATIVE COLLECTIONS $19,295 $15,725 -18.50%
 
Escheats 1,138 1,085 -4.7
Property tax exemption fees 130 149 14.6
Unclaimed property (net) 5,887 1,073 -81.8
City/county administration fee 7,504 8,256 10
Transit district administration fee 3,205 3,556 11
Other local tax administration fees 1,188 1,202 1.2
Principal/interest on EAA loans 84 68 -19
Vehicle excise taxes and penalties 107 147 37.4
Miscellaneous receipts 52 189 263.5
LOCAL TAX COLLECTIONS 1,458,400 1,609,799 10.4
Local sales/use taxes:
City/county (1.0%) 745,407 820,348 10.1
Transit district (0.1 - 0.6%) 316,862 352,035 11.1
Criminal justice (0.1%) 65,772 72,941 10.9
Public facilities (0.1 - 0.2%) 5,059 5,446 7.6
Correctional facilities (0.1%) 17,803 19,762 11
Regional transit (0.4%) 165,770 187,096 12.9
Rural counties sales/use (0.08%)* -- 4,436 --
Public facilities (0.033%)* -- -- --
City/county leasehold tax 10,028 13,160 31.2
County timber tax 43,162 41,056 -4.9
Local hotel/motel taxes 31,946 38,309 19.9
Hazardous substance 23,001 17,472 -24
Brokered natural gas 2,808 3,293 17.3

Rental car taxes:

County (1.0%) 2,580 2,949 14.3
King County baseball stadium (2.0%) 4,397 4,740 7.8
Regional transit (0.8%) 2,063 2,154 4.4
King County taxes, prof. sports stadiums:
Food & beverage (0.5%) 12,139 13,206 8.8
Baseball stadium sales/use (0.017%)* 5,830 5,885 0.9
Football stadium sales/use (0.016%)* 3,773 5,511 46.1
TOTAL DEPARTMENT COLLECTIONS $10,871,565 $11,398,333 4.80%
Note: Cash collections. Some taxes are actually collected by other agencies, e.g., liquor taxes, state property tax levy, and real estate excise tax, although the Department has administrative functions related to these taxes.
*Tax is credited against state retail sales/use tax - no additional tax for consumers.