Sabetha sees increased sales tax distributions

Sabetha’s sales tax distributions are above last year’s distributions for October. This is according to the October County/City Local Sales Tax Distribution Report released by the Kansas Department of Revenue.

The state issues these distributions two months after collection, so the October distribution is a reflection of August sales.

Sabetha saw increased sales tax distributions in the month of October alone — with distributions of $46,321.74, a 12.2 percent increase from the $41,297.87 distributed in October 2019. Sabetha’s local sales tax rate is 1 percent.

Fiscal year to date — from October 2019 to October 2020, compared with distributions in the same timeframe the previous year — Sabetha is up 12.6 percent.

With a sales tax rate of 1.5 percent, Hiawatha’s distributions went up 7.2 percent — from $88,507.38 in October 2019 to $94,899.12 in October 2020. Fiscal year to date, Hiawatha’s distributions are up 10.8 percent.

Holton’s distributions are up 22.9 percent, from $55,740.17 in October 2019 to $68,487.54 in October 2020. Holton’s local sales tax rate is 0.75 percent. Fiscal year to date, Holton’s distributions are up 9.6 percent.

With a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, Seneca’s distributions are up 7.9 percent, from $52,247.94 in October 2019 to $56,389.56 in October 2020. Fiscal year to date, Seneca’s distributions are up 5.2 percent.

County

Brown, Nemaha and Jackson Counties all saw an increase in sales tax distributions for October.

Nemaha County’s distributions went up 35.4 percent, from $171,971.40 in October 2019 to $232,908.60 in October 2020. Nemaha County has a local sales tax rate of 1 percent. Fiscal year to date, Nemaha County’s distributions are up 25.5 percent.

Brown County, with a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, saw a 26.6 percent increase — from $100,368.75 in October 2019 to $127,095.24 in October 2020. Fiscal year to date, Brown County’s distributions are up 19.8 percent.

Jackson County, with a local sales tax rate of 1.4 percent, saw a 44.7 percent increase — from $146,352.61 in October 2019 to $211,708.01 in October 2020. Fiscal year to date, Jackson County’s distributions are up 24.9 percent.

State

Statewide, city and county distribution totals were up 6.7 percent. Distributions totaled $89,152,243.24 in October 2020, up from the $83,553,608.46 distributed in October 2019.

Fiscal year to date, statewide distributions are up 0.8 percent.

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