Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

January-February 1999 Distributions
for November-December 1998 Activity


Table 5
DISTRIBUTION OF LOCAL SALES/USE TAX
TO OTHER JURISDICTIONS
Taxes for Public Facility/Stadium Districts and Regional Transit Authority
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                                                            JANUARY        FEBRUARY      YEAR TO DATE
JURISDICTION (RECEIPTS USED FOR) TAX RATE                DISTRIBUTIONS   DISTRIBUTIONS   DISTRIBUTIONS
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1. Spokane County Public Facilities District (convention center)
      Local sales/use tax        0.1%                      $412,746.96     $509,620.43     $922,367.39
      State administrative fee                                4,163.43        5,129.34        9,292.77
2. King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)
      Local sales/use tax*       0.017%                    $445,026.66     $570,856.75   $1,015,883.41
3. King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)
      Local food/beverage tax**  0.5%                    $1,020,630.40   $1,169,266.96   $2,189,897.36
      State administrative fee                               10,309.40       11,810.78       22,120.18
4. King County Public Facilities District (professional football stadium)
      Local sales/use tax*       0.016%                    $417,983.72     $536,946.99     $954,930.71
5. Regional Transit Authority (high capacity, rapid transit system)
      Local sales/use tax***     0.4%                   $14,127,375.32  $18,138,259.95  $32,265,635.27
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   *    Tax is credited against state sales/use tax, so the burden is shifted to the state general fund.
   **   Tax applies only to sales of food and beverages, alcoholic and otherwise, for consumption on-premises
         by restaurants, bars and taverns throughout King County.
   ***  Tax generally applies within the metropolitan areas of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.
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