Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

March-April 1999 Distributions
for January-February 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                MARCH            APRIL       YEAR TO DATE
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1. County Rental Car Taxes (sports facilities or youth/amateur sports)
      Franklin County                 1.0%                   $3,920.04       $4,321.48      $17,270.40
      King County                     1.0%                  148,791.60      129,509.79      565,979.00
      Pierce County                   1.0%                   11,988.14        9,767.62       42,859.41
      Spokane County                  1.0%                   20,144.45       19,388.13       83,312.93
      State administrative fee                                1,866.87        1,646.14        7,165.03

 

2. King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)
      King County                     2.0%                 $297,582.34     $259,019.09   $1,131,955.46
      State administrative fee                                3,005.73        2,616.24       11,433.42

 

3. Regional Transit Authority (high capacity, rapid transit system)
      RTA rental car tax*             0.8%                 $141,814.94     $126,770.04     $539,563.95

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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.