Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

January-February 1999 Distributions
for November-December 1998 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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                                                       JANUARY           FEBRUARY      YEAR TO DATE
JURISDICTION (RECEIPTS USED FOR)     TAX RATE       DISTRIBUTIONS      DISTRIBUTIONS   DISTRIBUTIONS
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1. County Rental Car Taxes (sports facilities or youth/amateur sports)
      Franklin County                  1.0%            $4,631.14         $4,397.74        $9,028.88
      King County                      1.0%           145,747.21        141,930.40       287,677.61
      Pierce County                    1.0%             9,889.23         11,214.42        21,103.65
      Spokane County                   1.0%            21,677.32         22,103.03        43,780.35
      State administrative fee                          1,837.61          1,814.41         3,652.02
2. King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)
      King County                      2.0%          $291,493.86       $283,860.17      $575,354.03
      State administrative fee                          2,944.28          2,867.17         5,811.45
4. Regional Transit Authority (high capacity, rapid transit system)
      RTA rental car tax*              0.8%          $157,816.87       $113,162.10      $270,978.97
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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.