Shawnee city sales tax collections and County tax collections are up for January, compared to the same month a year ago.

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

Chance Allison, finance director and city treasurer, reports the January sales tax check received this month was $1,966,922.75 — higher than January 2018, which was $1,573,267, a difference of about $393,656.

To date, Allison said sales tax collections are up $288,652 –– or 2.62 percent over projected budget year-to-date.

“Use tax collections are up approximately $77,033 or 9.08 percent over the projected budget year-to-date,” he said.

County

Pottawatomie County's sales tax collections for January showed an increase in revenue over January 2018. Treasurer Wendy Magnus reported this month's collections totaled $697,112.40, up from the same month a year ago when $661,810.85 was received –– an increase of $35,301.55.