Kansas Announces Q2 Local Rate Changes

The Kansas DOR has announced the local sales and use tax rate changes below for the quarter beginning April 1, 2019. The DOR has also updated its historical chart listing state and local sales and use tax implementation dates. The updated historical chart reflects rate changes through the quarter beginning April 1, 2019.

County Rate Changes

Douglas County increases its rate by 0.25% (from 1.00% to 1.25%), increasing its total tax rate from 7.50% to 7.75%. As a result, the total tax rates for these cities in Douglas County also increase by 0.25% to the following:

– Baldwin City – 9.00%

– Eudora – 9.50%

– Lawrence – 9.30%

– Lecompton – 9.50%

Greenwood County increases its rate by 0.50% (from 1.00% to 1.50%), increasing its total tax rate from 7.50% to 8.00%. As a result, the total tax rates for these cities in Greenwood County also increase by 0.50% to the following:

– Climax – 8.00%

– Eureka – 9.00%

– Fall River – 8.00%

– Hamilton – 8.00%

– Madison – 8.00%

– Severy – 9.00%

– Virgil – 8.00%

Linn County begins imposing a tax at a rate of 1.00%, increasing its total tax rate from 6.50% to 7.50%. As a result, the total tax rates for these cities in Linn County also increase by 1.00% to the following:

– Blue Mound – 7.50%

– La Cygne – 9.50%

– Linn Valley – 7.50%

– Mound City – 8.50%

– Parker – 9.50%

– Pleasanton -8.50%

– Prescott – 7.50%

Wallace County begins imposing a tax at a rate of 1.00%, increasing its total tax rate from 6.50% to 7.50%. As a result, the total tax rates for these cities in Wallace County also increase by 1.00% to the following:

– Sharon Springs – 7.50%

– Wallace – 7.50%

City Rate Changes

City rate changes and developments are as follows:

– Americus increases its rate by 0.50%, increasing its total tax rate from 8.00% to 8.50%.

– Colony increases its rate by 0.50%, increasing its total tax rate from 8.00% to 8.50%.

– Eureka decreases its rate by 0.50%, decreasing its total tax rate from 9.50% to 9.00%.

– Freeport has unincorporated.

– Lucas increases its rate by 1.00%, increasing its total tax rate from 8.50% to 9.50%.

– Montezuma increases its rate by 2.00%, increasing its total tax rate from 7.65% to 9.65%.

– Treece has unincorporated.

– Winchester increases its rate by 0.50%, increasing its total tax rate from 7.50% to 8.00%.

– The Highlands is reflected as having a total tax rate of 8.00% and no city tax.

Special Taxing Jurisdictions

Special taxing jurisdiction rate changes and developments are as follows:

– Garden City Sports of the World STAR district is created with a rate of 0.00%, for a total tax rate of 8.95%. Parts of this district overlay the existing Garden City Stone Development community improvement district (CID).

– Garden City Sports of the World STAR and Stone Development CID is created with a rate of 1.00%, for a total tax rate of 9.95%. Parts of this district overlay the existing Garden City Stone Development CID.

– Garden City Stone Development CID is created with a rate of 1.00%, for a total tax rate of 9.95%. Parts of this district overlay the existing Garden City Stone Development CID.

– Hays Investors CID and Hays TDD has a change to its address ranges.

– Hays TDD has a change to its address ranges.

– Lawrence 9th & New Hampshire transportation development district (TDD) has a 0.25% increase in its total tax rate (from 10.05% to 10.30%) due to the Douglas County rate increase (above).

– Lawrence Free State TDD has a 0.25% increase in its total tax rate (from 10.05% to 10.30%) due to the Douglas County rate increase (above).

– Lawrence Oread TDD has a 0.25% increase in its total tax rate (from 10.05% to 10.30%) due to the Douglas County rate increase (above).

– Manhattan Scenic Crossing Addition TDD is created with a rate of 0.5%, for a total tax rate of 9.45%.

– Manhattan Town Center CID is created with a rate of 0.75%, for a total tax rate of 9.70%.

– Ottawa 21st and Princeton CID is created with a rate of 0.75%, for a total tax rate of 10.35%.

– Topeka Wheatfield Village CID is created with a rate of 2.00%, for a total tax rate of 11.15%.

Information Guide No. KS-1700, Kansas Department of Revenue, January 29, 2019, ¶202-021; State and Local Sales Tax Rate History, Kansas Department of Revenue, January 29, 2019, ¶202-022; Information Guide No. EDU-96, Kansas Department of Revenue, January 2019, ¶202-023

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