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

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

Ashley Neel, finance director and city treasurer, reports the sales and use tax collections received this month totaled $2,204,187.06.

“The overall budgeted increase for both sales and use tax collections for FY 2020 was a modest 0.75 percent based on conservative estimates of historical trends,” Neel said in her report. “For the year, sales tax collections are up $274,113 or 3.78 percent over the projected budget year-to-date.”

Use tax collections are up approximately $347,494 or 65.68 percent over the projected budget year-to-date, she said.

County

Pottawatomie County's sales tax collections for October showed an increase in revenue over October 2018. Treasurer Wendy Magnus reported this month's collections totaled $727,332.86, up from the same month a year ago when $650,379.70 was received –– an increase of $76,953.16.