Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

November - December 1999 Distributions
for September - October 1999 Activity


Table 9

DISTRIBUTION OF LOCAL TAXES ON RENTAL CARS

Taxes for Public Facilities and Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Except for the RTA tax, these rental car taxes apply countywide
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JURISDICTION (RECEIPTS USED FOR)  TAX RATE       NOVEMBER      DECEMBER    YEAR TO DATE
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1. County Rental Car Taxes (sports facilities or youth/amateur sports)
      Franklin County               1.0%         $5,693.77     $6,004.76     $60,844.64
      King County                   1.0%        260,459.38    217,334.65   2,465,612.12
      Pierce County                 1.0%         12,724.55     13,646.92     147,890.31
      Spokane County                1.0%         30,983.09     28,143.47     322,682.16
      State administrative fee                    3,129.74      2,677.85      30,270.40
2. King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)
      King County                   2.0%       $520,918.23   $434,668.64  $4,931,237.67
      State administrative fee                    5,261.69      4,390.45      49,808.89
3. Regional Transit Authority (high capacity, rapid transit system)
      RTA rental car tax*           0.8%       $219,607.22   $288,791.03  $2,172,958.33
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 * Tax is credited against state sales/use tax, so the burden is shifted to the state
   general fund.  This tax generally applies within the metropolitan areas of King,  
   Pierce and Snohomish counties.