Shawnee city sales tax collections are down for April, compared to the same month a year ago.

Shawnee city sales tax collections are down for April, compared to the same month a year ago.

Cindy Arnold, finance director and city treasurer, reports the April sales tax check received this month was $1,420,532, $48,909 or 3.33 percent lower than April 2017 of $1,469,441.

Use Tax deposit in April was $81,854 –– down $54,051 or 39.77 percent from last year.

Total Use Tax compared to last year is up 11.94 percent for the year.

“For the year we are up .16 percent, which is below what we budgeted for,” Arnold said.

County

Pottawatomie County's sales tax collections for April showed a decrease in revenue over April 2017. Treasurer Wendy Magnus reported this month's collections totaled $620,039.88, down from the same month a year ago when $644,211.03 was received –– a decrease of $24,171.15.