City Treasurer with good sales tax news for City at Monday's Commission meeting

By Nick Gosnell
March 02, 2015

McPherson City Treasurer Mark Moffitt spoke to the McPherson City Commission on Monday and gave a report on the sales tax receipts compared to previous years.

Moffitt said the City portion of County Sales and Use Tax was up 8.96 percent in 2014 over 2013 to just over two million dollars. Each of the half percent sales taxes for streets and for the First Street project collected just over 1.6 million dollars each, up 7.43% from 2014.

In December alone, the City Portion of County Sales and Use Tax collected over $265,000, a 28.52 percent increase over 2014's collections. The streets and First Street half percent taxes each collected just over $169,000, an 11 percent increase over last year.

Total monthly distributions for December were just over $600,000, which is up 18.51 percent over 2014.