Sabetha sees increase in sales tax distributions

Sabetha’s sales tax distributions are above last year’s distributions for December. This is according to the December 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 December distribution is a reflection of October 2021 sales.

Sabetha saw increased sales tax distributions in the month of December alone — with distributions of $56,986.82, a 35.7 percent increase from the $41,994.65 distributed in December 2020. Sabetha’s local sales tax rate is 1 percent.

Fiscal year to date — from December 2020 to December 2021, compared with distributions in the same timeframe the previous year — Sabetha is up 6.1 percent.

With a sales tax rate of 1.5 percent, Hiawatha’s distributions went up 6.7 percent — from $100,152.88 in December 2020 to $106,869.09 in December 2021. Fiscal year to date, Hiawatha’s distributions are equal compared to last year.

Holton’s distributions are up 15.5 percent, from $62,748.53 in December 2020 to $72,460.52 in December 2021. Holton’s local sales tax rate is 0.75 percent. Fiscal year to date, Holton’s distributions are up 8.3 percent.

With a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, Seneca’s distributions are up 22.6 percent, from $53,641.54 in December 2020 to $65,763.99 in December 2021. Fiscal year to date, Seneca’s distributions are up 12.9 percent.

County

Nemaha, Brown and Jackson counties all saw an increase in sales tax distributions the month of December.

Nemaha County’s distributions went up 20.6 percent, from $186,924.61 in December 2020 to $225,442.57 in December 2021. Nemaha County has a local sales tax rate of 1 percent. Fiscal year to date, Nemaha County’s distributions are up 2 percent.

Brown County, with a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, saw a 12.2 percent increase — from $121,510.53 in December 2020 to $136,309.86 in December 2021. Fiscal year to date, Brown County’s distributions are up 1.1 percent.

Jackson County, with a local sales tax rate of 1.4 percent, saw a 20.6 percent increase — from $171,601.45 in December 2020 to $207,033.13 in December 2021. Fiscal year to date, Jackson County’s distributions are up 6.4 percent.

State

Statewide, city and county distribution totals were up 32.3 percent in December. Distributions totaled $113,029,582.12 in December 2021, up from the $85,456,712.60 distributed in December 2020. Fiscal year to date, statewide distributions are up 10.5 percent.

 

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Heather Stewart is a reporter for The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2015. She specializes in court and sports reporting, as well as photography. Heather is a 2011 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in psychology. She lives in Sabetha with her husband.

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