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Kansas Sales Tax Rate Change, January 2015

  • Nov 3, 2014 | Gail Cole

 Chase County, Kansas.

Numerous local sales and use tax rate changes have been announced for Kansas Department of Revenue. The changes take effect January 1, 2015

New combined city rates

  • Cherokee: 8.15%
  • Edwardsville: 8.65%
  • Goddard: 8.15%
  • Herington (DK): 9.65%
  • Herington (MR): 9.65%
  • Leon: 7.40%
  • Luray: 9.15%
  • Randolph: 8.15%
  • Smith Center: 8.15%
  • Utica: 7.15%

New county rates

Chase County enacted a new rate of 1%, which brings the combined Chase County rate to 7.15%. This impacts the following cities (listed with new combined rates):

  • Cedar Point: 7.15%
  • Cottonwoods Falls: 7.15%
  • Elmdale: 8.15%
  • Matfield Green: 7.15%
  • Strong City: 8.15%

New special districts

There will be a number of new special districts in Kansas in 2015. These are complicated. Each district encompasses particular addresses on particular streets (maybe only odd addresses, maybe only even addresses, maybe both). I would say it’s unbelievable, except for that’s the way special districts are done. Specifics are available on the Department of Revenue rate change page.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.