TAX STATISTICS 1999


Table 7

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS: LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX DISTRIBUTIONS

Calendar Years 1998-1999

Transit Date First Tax Calendar Calendar
District1 Imposed Rate2 1998 1999
King County Jan 1973 0.6 $199,683,183 $216,934,186
Grays Harbor County Jan 1975 0.3 2,026,775 2,363,191
Whatcom County PTBA Jan 1975 0.3 5,935,922 6,486,837
Snohomish County PTBA Jan 1976 0.6 28,229,233 30,873,972
Thurston County PTBA Oct 1976 0.3 7,019,682 7,679,853
Everett Jan 1978 0.3 6,451,044 7,016,691
Clallam County PTBA Jan 1979 0.3 2,006,182 2,036,537
Pacific County Jan 1980 0.3 527,112 469,987
Pierce County PTBA Jan 1980 0.3 21,764,366 23,500,672
Walla Walla County PTBA Jan 1980 0.3 1,268,965 1,324,490
Clark County PTBA Apr 1980 0.3 11,108,101 11,363,695
Jefferson County PTBA Jan 1981 0.3 782,852 834,395
Yakima (City) Jan 1981 0.3 3,693,676 3,626,371
Spokane County PTBA Jan 1981 0.3 15,148,068 15,916,420
Benton-Franklin PTBA Apr 1981 0.3 6,174,732 6,823,179
Kitsap County PTBA Jul 1981 0.5 10,716,744 11,871,729
Lewis County PTBA Oct 1982 0.1 510,817 522,127
Island County PTBA Jan 1986 0.3 1,500,540 1,651,795
Cowlitz County PTBA Oct 1986 0.1 824,005 842,517
Chelan-Douglas PTBA Jan 1988 0.4 4,895,966 4,949,526
Mason County PTBA Dec 1990 0.2 661,792 665,663
Skagit County PTBA Jan 1992 0.2 2,697,653 3,038,001
Grant County PTBA Jan 1993 0.2 1,357,317 2,363,191
TOTALS Jan 1997 $334,984,726 $362,309,362
1. The local sales and use tax for transit purposes may be imposed by cities, counties, or public transportation benefit areas (PTBAs), which may include cities as well as unincorporated areas, if approved by voters of the district.Amounts reflect actual distributions after deducting 1.0% of collections for state administrative expenses.
2. Current local tax rate as of January 2000. Rates may range from 0.1% to 0.6%.