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

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

To date, the total Use Tax collected is $1,496,732 –– down $48,513 or 3.14 percent compared to October of 2015, when $1,545,245 was received.

Cindy Arnold, finance director and city treasurer, reports the October sales tax check received this month was $103,167 –– which was slightly down from last year.

“For the fiscal year we are down $28,229 or .62 percent,” Arnold said.

County

Pottawatomie County's sales tax collections for October showed a decrease in revenue over October 2015. Treasurer Wendy Magnus reported this month's collections totaled $665,038.73, down from the same month a year ago when $686,571.14 was received –– a decrease of $21,532.41.

You can reach Vicky O. Misa at (405) 214-3962.