Sabetha sees decrease in sales tax distributions

Sabetha’s sales tax distributions are below last year’s distributions for November. This is according to the November 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 November distribution is a reflection of September 2021 sales.

Sabetha saw decreased sales tax distributions in the month of November alone — with distributions of $33,641.39, a 15 percent decrease from the $39,576.30 distributed in November 2020. Sabetha’s local sales tax rate is 1 percent.

Fiscal year to date — from November 2020 to November 2021, compared with distributions in the same timeframe the previous year — Sabetha is up 3.2 percent.

With a sales tax rate of 1.5 percent, Hiawatha’s distributions went up 7.3 percent — from $85,199.85 in November 2020 to $91,401.21 in November 2021. Fiscal year to date, Hiawatha’s distributions are down 0.6 percent.

Holton’s distributions are down 5.7 percent, from $65,771.01 in November 2020 to $62,045.95 in November 2021. Holton’s local sales tax rate is 0.75 percent. Fiscal year to date, Holton’s distributions are up 7.6 percent.

With a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, Seneca’s distributions are up 5.3 percent, from $51,131.43 in November 2020 to $53,835.89 in November 2021. Fiscal year to date, Seneca’s distributions are up 12 percent.

County

Brown and Jackson counties saw a decrease in sales tax distributions the month of November, while Nemaha County saw an increase.

Nemaha County’s distributions went up 3.7 percent, from $194,330.74 in November 2020 to $201,593.65 in November 2021. Nemaha County has a local sales tax rate of 1 percent. Fiscal year to date, Nemaha County’s distributions are up 0.3 percent.

Brown County, with a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, saw a 4.2 percent decrease — from $110,501.01 in November 2020 to $105,823.07 in November 2021. Fiscal year to date, Brown County’s distributions are up 0 percent.

Jackson County, with a local sales tax rate of 1.4 percent, saw a 13.5 percent decrease — from $176,303.87 in November 2020 to $152,474.25 in November 2021. Fiscal year to date, Jackson County’s distributions are up 5 percent.

State

Statewide, city and county distribution totals were down 1.2 percent in November. Distributions totaled $83,040,261.89 in November 2021, down from the $84,045,798.04 distributed in November 2020. Fiscal year to date, statewide distributions are up 8.5 percent.

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