Quarterly Business Review

3rd Quarter, 1999


                              TABLE 6:  STATE RETAIL SALES TAX*:                          
                                        GROSS INCOME, TAXABLE INCOME & TAX DUE            
                                        STATEWIDE AMOUNTS BY INDUSTRY (SIC)               
                                        3RD QUARTER, 1999                                 
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                                          SALES SUBJECT TO RETAIL SALES TAX  ACCRUED STATE
                                                                              RETAIL SALES
           INDUSTRY                   SIC        GROSS          TAXABLE           TAX*    
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RETAIL TRADE                         52-59  $16,169,980,248 $10,494,272,067   $682,128,011
  BUILDING MATERIALS/HARDWARE.......    52      957,368,874     915,551,899     59,510,910
    LUMBER/BLDING MATERIALS 521-522.            473,393,818     459,208,497     29,848,571
    PAINT, GLASS, WALLPAPER 523.....             49,145,798      47,949,815      3,116,739
    HARDWARE STORES 525.............            297,041,584     281,828,300     18,318,851
    NURSERIES/GARDEN SUPPLIES 526...             58,975,838      55,593,251      3,613,560
    MOBILE HOME DEALERS 527.........             78,811,836      70,972,036      4,613,189
    OTHER...........................                      0               0              0
  GENERAL MERCHANDISE...............    53    1,891,003,276   1,464,493,922     95,192,084
    DEPARTMENT STORES 531...........            871,554,280     800,496,896     52,032,297
    VARIETY STORES 533..............            673,508,934     387,047,579     25,158,087
    OTHER GENERAL MERCHANDISE.......            345,940,062     276,949,447     18,001,700
  FOOD..............................    54    2,992,264,880   1,075,589,358     69,913,347
    GROCERY STORES 541..............          2,883,079,784   1,028,997,017     66,884,847
    FRUIT/VEGETABLE/MEAT 542-543....             29,322,955       6,086,645        395,631
    CANDY/NUT/CONFECTIONERY 544.....              7,200,359       1,774,260        115,325
    DAIRY PRODUCTS 545..............              7,701,239       3,060,849        198,956
    BAKERIES 546....................             24,396,865       9,627,624        625,802
    OTHER FOOD STORES...............             40,563,678      26,042,963      1,692,786
  AUTO DEALERS/GAS STATIONS.........    55    3,992,429,236   2,575,088,357    167,380,834
    AUTO DEALERS (NEW/USED) 551-552.          2,407,886,080   1,884,280,416    122,478,276
    ACCESSORY DEALERS 553...........            250,515,442     231,507,971     15,048,041
    SERVICE STATIONS 554............            998,045,376     212,240,943     13,795,674
    MARINE/AIRCRAFT, ETC............            335,982,338     247,059,027     16,058,843
  APPAREL/ACCESSORIES...............    56      850,168,520     475,361,937     30,898,516
    CLOTHING 561-565................            743,332,326     374,415,290     24,336,983
    SHOES 566.......................             57,944,451      55,721,595      3,621,911
    OTHER ACCESSORIES...............             48,891,743      45,225,052      2,939,622
  FURNITURE/FURNISHINGS/EQUIP.......    57    1,293,044,584   1,001,459,525     65,094,912
    FURNITURE 571...................            413,054,897     376,617,660     24,480,164
    APPLIANCES 572..................             83,371,042      79,730,735      5,182,509
    ELECTRONICS/MUSIC STORES 573....            796,618,645     545,111,130     35,432,239
    OTHER...........................                      0               0              0
  EATING/DRINKING PLACES............    58    1,593,167,740   1,521,393,576     98,890,659
  MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES.......    59    2,600,533,138   1,465,333,493     95,246,749
    DRUG STORES 591.................            563,045,137     177,939,873     11,566,102
    MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS 594            618,876,441     553,063,216     35,949,150
    NONSTORE RETAILERS 596..........            609,816,890     171,942,436     11,176,266
    FUEL DEALERS 598................             85,027,881      41,642,013      2,706,736
    OTHER RETAIL STORES.............            723,766,789     520,745,955     33,848,495
SERVICES                             70-89    3,487,796,652   2,669,669,777    173,528,813
  HOTELS/MOTELS, ETC 70.............            451,412,957     437,876,110     28,461,963
  PERSONAL SERVICES 72..............            156,016,460     135,310,694      8,795,215
  BUSINESS SERVICES 73..............          1,256,498,984     803,592,617     52,233,635
    COMPUTER SERVICES 737...........            348,343,716     181,646,515     11,807,083
  AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICES 75.....            726,941,985     680,014,344     44,200,984
  OTHER SERVICES....................            896,926,266     612,876,012     39,837,016
CONTRACTING......................... 15-17    4,253,457,501   3,616,336,505    235,062,258
MANUFACTURING....................... 19-39    1,349,043,485     500,909,805     32,559,224
TRANSPORTATION/COMM./UTILITIES...... 40-49    1,379,348,057   1,018,173,733     66,181,324
WHOLESALING......................... 50-51    3,579,920,193   2,359,105,722    153,342,025
FINANCE/INSURANCE/REAL ESTATE....... 60-67      375,281,520     300,801,487     19,552,134
OTHER BUSINESS 0-14 & 90'S..........            244,853,244     214,663,361     13,953,156
                                                                                          
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES................        $30,839,680,900 $21,173,932,457 $1,376,306,945
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*STATE TAX ONLY; EXCLUDES ACCRUED LOCAL SALES TAX REVENUES