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

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

Ashley Neel, finance director and city treasurer, reports the November sales tax check received this month was $1,854,260.62.

“Sales and use tax collections totaled $2,060,774.85 for October 2019,” she said. “The overall budgeted increase for both sales and use tax collections for Fiscal Year 2020 was a modest 0.75 percent based on conservative estimates of historical trends.”

For the year, Neel said sales tax collections are up $421,609 or 4.71 percent over the projected budget year-to-date.

“Use tax collections are up approximately $401,209 or 58.84 percent over the projected budget year-to-date,” she said.

County

Pottawatomie County's sales tax collections for November showed an increase in revenue over November 2018. Treasurer Wendy Magnus reported this month's collections totaled $678,516.74, up from the same month a year ago when $627,901.75 was received –– an increase of $50,614.99.