Sabetha sees increase in sales tax distributions

Sabetha’s sales tax distributions are above last year’s distributions for April. This is according to the April 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 April distribution is a reflection of February 2022 sales.

Sabetha saw increased sales tax distributions in the month of April alone — with distributions of $39,477.85, a 4.2 percent increase from the $37,880.83 distributed in April 2021. Sabetha’s local sales tax rate is 1 percent.

Fiscal year to date — from April 2021 to April 2022, 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 3.4 percent — from $81,941.54 in April 2021 to $84,735.39 in April 2022. Fiscal year to date, Hiawatha’s distributions are up 4.2 percent compared to last year.

Holton’s distributions are down 6 percent, from $59,752.46 in April 2021 to $56,175.50 in April 2022. Holton’s local sales tax rate is 0.75 percent. Fiscal year to date, Holton’s distributions are up 2.3 percent.

With a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, Seneca’s distributions are up 6 percent, from $52,689.14 in April 2021 to $55,859.56 in April 2022. Fiscal year to date, Seneca’s distributions are up 14.9 percent.

County

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

Nemaha County, with a local sales tax rate of 1 percent, saw a 12.5 percent increase — from $167,737.80 in April 2021 to $188,648.60 in April 2022. Fiscal year to date, Nemaha County’s distributions are up 19.3 percent.

Brown County’s distributions went up 1.1 percent, from $102,704.94 in April 2021 to $103,864.67 in April 2022. Brown County has a local sales tax rate of 1 percent. Fiscal year to date, Brown County’s distributions are up 3.9 percent.

Jackson County, with a local sales tax rate of 1.4 percent, saw a 2.5 percent decrease — from $161,967.31 in April 2021 to $157,837.71 in April 2022. Fiscal year to date, Jackson County’s distributions are down 0.8 percent.

State

Statewide, city and county distribution totals were up 7.2 percent in April. Distributions totaled $82,716,211.14 in April 2022, up from the $77,180,959.97 distributed in April 2021. Fiscal year to date, statewide distributions are up 10.8 percent.

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