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Kansas sales tax rate changes, January 2018


 Is a sales tax rate change coming to a town near you?

Numerous sales and use tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Kansas on Jan. 1, 2018.

City rate changes

  • Herington, in Dickinson County: drops 1%, for a new combined rate of 9.5%
  • Herington, in Morris County: drops 1%, for a new combined rate of 9%
  • Merriam, increases 0.25%, for a new combined rate of 9.475%
  • Mission Woods, increases 1%, for a new combined rate of 8.975%

New special tax districts

Special tax districts in Kansas raise revenue for community improvement (CID), transportation development (TDD), and more. As of Jan. 1, there will be seven new community improvement districts. They’re listed below with the special district tax rate (in parentheses) and the total combined rate:

  • Edwardsville Village South CID (1%), 10%
  • El Dorado Red Coach Inn CID (2%), 9.75%
  • Lansing Speedway CID (1%), 9.95%
  • Olathe Station CID (1%) 10.475%
  • Olathe Ridgeview Marketplace CID (1%) 10.475%
  • Topeka SE 29th St CID (1%) 10.15%
  • Wichita Downtown Hilton CID (1.5%), 9%

Please see the Kansas Department of Revenue for special district address ranges and reporting codes.

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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.