August 30, 2015

July sales tax collections less than projections

Sales tax revenues did not meet projections in July despite a 1 cent sales tax increase that started July 1, according to preliminary figures released from the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Actual monthly sales tax collections missed projections by approximately …

Sales tax crunch could spell trouble in budget season

Danedri Thompson

Sales taxes are bringing in less revenue than they did last year, and that could create challenges for Gardner and Edgerton as the communities enter budget season.

β€œIt’s a significant revenue source,” Melissa Mundt, Gardner assistant city …

Miami County sales tax question on Aug. ballot

Danedri Thompson

Miami County voters will consider renewing a quarter cent sales tax on the November ballot. The sales tax sunsets at the end of this year, but Miami County Commissioners are asking that residents agree to continue with …

SH Council turns attention to lakeside park

Danedri Thompson

Now that residents are making a splash at the newly-opened Spring Hill Aquatic Center, city council members are turning their attention to the second project to be funded by the half-cent parks sales tax – West Lake …