Sales taxes and property taxes are estimated from detailed data in the Property & Sales Taxes and Retail Info data tabs, therefore, you don't need to input these revenue sources here.

**Descriptive Name**

Franchise Fees Collected

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Franchise fees are the monies collected by many jurisdictions from public utilities, e.g., the telephone companies, for access to public right-of-way.

**How its Used**

The existing level of annual collections is used to estimate how much additional revenue will be collected from development projects.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

**Descriptive Name**

Business License/Occupation Tax Revenues

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

This revenue source is collected from businesses operating in the jurisdiction for the right to operate there.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

Liquor License Fees

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Many jurisdictions charge fees, in addition to business licenses, for the right to sell alcoholic beverages. These fees are charged generally on a per establishment basis but may have different rates for types of beverages, e.g., beer and wine vs. mixed drinks, and for the size of beverages, e.g., annual revenues of the establishment.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

**Descriptive Name**

Alcohol Tax Revenues

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Alcohol taxes are levied per unit of alcoholic beverage sold, typically by retail outlets.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

**Descriptive Name**

Income Tax Revenues

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Though income taxes are rare at the city or county-level, some jurisdictions have them.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

Fines Collected

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Communities collect fines from several sources such as overdue library books and traffic fines.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

**Descriptive Name**

Permit Revenue

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Various permitting agencies within a community receive revenues. The most common is building permits, but this variable may include others as well.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

**Descriptive Name**

Total Miscellaneous Fees Collected

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

This variable covers any non-utility fees not included in the other categories, such as legal recording fees or park fees.

**How its Used**

The average annual level of collections is entered for this variable and then divided by the total number of households in the locality to arrive at a per household value. This is multiplied times the number of new households expected from the facility’s employees and from the multiplier effect.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

The jurisdiction’s revenue summaries should provide this revenue source if it exists.

**Descriptive Name**

Education Operation Costs

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Total local cost of providing educational services.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate educational cost increases from the facility employees children. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is local education budgets and should only include those costs born locally.

**Descriptive Name**

Public Works Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

This item includes all maintenance for roads and public buildings, including all bond amortizations used in their construction.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate public works cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

Recreation and Library Facilities Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

All maintenance and bond amortization costs associated with libraries, parks, public swimming pools, or other recreational facilities.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate recreation and library facility cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

Court Systems Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

All costs related to operating the jurisdiction’s court system (not state or federal).

**How its Used**

Used to estimate court system cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

General Government Operations Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

All costs related to the general operation of the local government and not included in the other categories.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate general government operation cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

Health System Operations Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Total local government cost of providing health services.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate health system cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

Public Safety Department Operations Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Total local cost of providing police and fire services in the jurisdiction.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate public safety cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

Social Welfare Operations Cost

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Total local cost of providing social welfare services in the jurisdiction.

**How its Used**

Used to estimate social welfare cost increases as a result of the facility and its employees. The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents.

**Descriptive Name**

Other Costs

**Analysis Level**

Required for all levels

**Definition**

Total local cost of providing miscellaneous services, e.g., animal control programs.

**How its Used**

The ratio of these costs to total households in the jurisdiction is multiplied by the number of new households to estimate the increase.

**How to Estimate it or Where to Get It**

A data source is the local government budget or audit documents