Local Sales and Use Tax Distributions

January - February 2000 Distributions
for November - December 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.


JURISDICTION (RECEIPTS USED FOR) TAX RATE JANUARY FEBRUARY YEAR TO DATE

1.   County Rental Car Taxes (sports facilities or youth/amateur sports)

Franklin County

1.0% $5,009.28 $4,529.52 $9,538.80

King County

1.0% 169,565.71 137,308.18 306,873.89

Pierce County

1.0% 9,810.48 10,779.94 20,590.42

Spokane County

1.0% 16,906.53 21,537.59 38,444.12

State administrative fee    

2,033.04 1,758.89 3,791.93

2.   King County Public Facilities District (professional baseball stadium)

King County

2.0% $339,130.74 $274,615.73 $613,746.47

State administrative fee                

3,425.46 2,773.76 6,199.22

3.   Regional Transit Authority (high capacity, rapid transit system)

RTA rental car tax*

0.8% $213,802.37 $520,219.73 $734,022.10

* 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.