Training tax collections proceed upward development – Shawnee Information-Star | Techi Hen


Vicky O. Misa

By means of a 0.495-cent Pottawatomie County gross sales tax improve for colleges, supported by voters in November 2015 and persevering with by means of June 30, 2026, the colleges have been elevating funds for a number of years, with greater than 27 million {dollars} raised for county faculty districts, up to now.
The tax improve was proposed to perform two issues: A portion of 0.49 cents — anticipated to lift $3.7 million in income yearly — is being break up among the many county’s 14 faculty districts, and the opposite portion of the tax – 0.005 cents – is getting used for the development, acquisition, upkeep and operation of the One Protected Place Household Justice Middle. That quantity in taxes would usher in an estimated $165,000 to $175,000 a yr.
Collections for the tax improve started on July 1, 2016. Thus far, the full complete collections for colleges for the reason that tax started is $27,200,847.91.
The figures present that collections have been up in January, a rise of $16,148.79 in comparison with final yr’s figures, in addition to beating final month’s figures by $3,835.77.
Pottawatomie County faculty districts acquired the next, with calculations primarily based on the variety of college students enrolled:

McLoud was paid $56,047.03 for the month, in comparison with a yr in the past when $52,328.74 was collected. Because the tax started, McLoud’s complete receipts are $3,623,696.93.
Dale acquired $28,283.88, in comparison with a yr in the past when $26,786.29 was collected. Because the tax started, Dale’s complete receipts are $1,715,209.50.
Bethel acquired $42,756.98, in comparison with a yr in the past when $39,677.56 was collected. Because the levy started, Bethel’s complete receipts are $2,677,404.31.
Macomb acquired $8,801.59, in comparison with a yr in the past when $8,357.78 was collected. Because the tax started, Macomb’s complete collections are $570,741.41.
Earlsboro acquired $9,466.55, in comparison with a yr in the past when $8,926.68 was collected. Because the tax started, Earlsboro’s complete collections are $576,329.22.
North Rock Creek acquired $42,959.27, in comparison with a yr in the past when $39,243.43 was collected. Because the tax started, North Rock Creek’s complete collections are $1,802,377.51.
Grove acquired $18,218.04, in comparison with a yr in the past when $16,809.09 was collected. Because the levy started, Grove’s complete take thus far is $1,079,165.98.
Nice Grove acquired $7,525.95, in comparison with a yr in the past when $6,965.19 was collected. Because the tax started, Nice Grove’s complete assortment is $510,861.29.
South Rock Creek acquired $13,934.52, in comparison with a yr in the past when $14,192.54 was collected. Because the tax started, South Rock Creek’s complete collections are $875,964.23.
Tecumseh acquired $67,631.43, in comparison with a yr in the past when $66,182.53 was collected. Because the tax started, Tecumseh’s complete receipts are $4,457,203.07.
Shawnee acquired $114,905.72, in comparison with a yr in the past when $115,952.17 was collected. Because the tax started, Shawnee’s complete receipts are $7,804,118.53.
Asher was paid $9,116.99, in comparison with a yr in the past when he was paid $8,989.64. Because the tax started, Asher’s complete receipts are $591,716.18.
Wanette was paid $4,529.45, in comparison with a yr in the past when she was paid $4,292.30. Because the levy started, Wanette’s complete receipts are $309,485.18.
Maud was paid $9,440.36, in comparison with a yr in the past when $8,765.03 was collected. Because the levy started, Maud’s complete receipts are $607,854.80.

January gross sales tax collections for all colleges mixed totaled $433,617.76.

Household Justice Middle
A portion of the training gross sales tax proceeds go to the Household Justice Middle, the opposite 0.005 cents.
In January, the Oklahoma Tax Fee remitted $4,379.98 in collections to the FJC, up from $4,216.86 a yr in the past. It needs to be famous that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected collections for an prolonged interval. Up to now, the FJC has acquired $275,882.32 from county gross sales tax.



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