Sabetha sees increase in sales tax distributions

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

Sabetha saw increased sales tax distributions in the month of January alone — with distributions of $42,960.78, an 8.1 percent increase from the $39,751.13 distributed in January 2021. Sabetha’s local sales tax rate is 1 percent.

Fiscal year to date — from January 2021 to January 2022, compared with distributions in the same timeframe the previous year — Sabetha is up 8.1 percent.

With a sales tax rate of 1.5 percent, Hiawatha’s distributions went up 3 percent — from $90,606.32 in January 2021 to $93,308.50 in January 2022. Fiscal year to date, Hiawatha’s distributions are up 3 percent compared to last year.

Holton’s distributions are up 10 percent, from $59,164.13 in January 2021 to $65,100.96 in January 2022. Holton’s local sales tax rate is 0.75 percent. Fiscal year to date, Holton’s distributions are up 10 percent.

With a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, Seneca’s distributions are up 20.2 percent, from $48,945.37 in January 2021 to $58,820.50 in January 2022. Fiscal year to date, Seneca’s distributions are up 20.2 percent.

County

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

Nemaha County’s distributions went up 8.3 percent, from $174,273.75 in January 2021 to $188,711.16 in January 2022. Nemaha County has a local sales tax rate of 1 percent. Fiscal year to date, Nemaha County’s distributions are up 8.3 percent.

Brown County, with a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, saw a 4.8 percent increase — from $108,237.76 in January 2021 to $113,419.53 in January 2022. Fiscal year to date, Brown County’s distributions are up 4.8 percent.

Jackson County, with a local sales tax rate of 1.4 percent, saw a 0.6 percent decrease — from $167,403.36 in January 2021 to $166,413.50 in January 2022. Fiscal year to date, Jackson County’s distributions are down 0.6 percent.

State

Statewide, city and county distribution totals were up 12 percent in January. Distributions totaled $92,741,971.06 in January 2022, up from the $82,801,842.26 distributed in January 2021. Fiscal year to date, statewide distributions are up 12 percent.

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Heather Stewart is one of two co-editors for The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2015. Heather is a 2011 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in psychology. She lives in Sabetha with her husband.

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