Liquor Excise Tax

Contacts: 

Colin O’Neill

Budget Analyst
Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board
cell: (360) 522-2281
colin.oneill@lcb.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