Posted on Tuesday January 04, 2011
Reminder: The sales tax in Junction City is 9.55% as of January 1, 2011
Junction City staff would like to remind the community that on January 1, 2011 the sales tax rate for the City of Junction City increased from 8.55% to 9.55%. Also, sales tax for businesses operating within the Junction City Goody’s Plaza CID increased from 10.3% to 11.3%.
Link to Kansas Department of Revenue local sales tax information
On May 18, 2010 the Governing Body of the City adopted Resolution R-2609 which requested authorization to impose a one percent (1%) citywide retailers’ sales tax to be used for an additional source of revenue as to provide debt service relief and property tax relief.
The question of the sales tax was submitted to the electors of the City on August 3, 2010, and a majority of the electors voted to approve the increase.
On September 7, 2010 the City Commission approved Ordinance S-3085 which authorized the imposition of a City-wide 1% sales tax increase to begin January 1, 2011, and to expire ten (10) years from that date.