Liquor Excise Tax

Contacts:Donna Harrington/OST
Phone: 360.902.8961
FAX: 360.704.5159
E-mail: donna.harrington@tre.wa.gov
Sasheen Morgan/DSHS
Phone: 360.725.3812
FAX: 360.725.2280
E-mail: morgasd@dshs.wa.gov

Authority:RCW 82.08.170

Distribution:80 percent to cities and towns and 20 percent to counties.
Frequency:Quarterly in January, April, July, and October.
Description:Funds distributed from the liquor excise tax fund 107 to cities, towns and counties ratable on the basis of population. Two percent of the total distributed to any local government must be spent on alcoholism treatment programs.
BARS Code:336.06.94