Sales Tax Rate In $locality Kansas 2019 Americus, Kansas Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Americus

AMERICUS Sales Tax Rate


2019 Americus sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Kansas State Sales Tax 6.50%
County Sales Tax 1.00%
Americus Sales Tax 0.50%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 8.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Americus, Kansas sales tax is 8.00% , consisting of 6.50% Kansas state sales tax and 1.50% Americus local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax and a 0.50% city sales tax.

  • The Americus Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Americus
  • Americus collects a 1.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Kansas law
  • Americus has a lower sales tax than 60.2% of Kansas' other cities and counties

Americus Kansas Sales Tax Exemptions

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In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Kansas state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Kansas's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Americus.

Groceries:8% Clothing:8% Prepared Food:8% Prescription Drugs:1.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.5%

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All merchants operating in Americus must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Kansas Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Kansas sales tax.

Americus Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Americus sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Kansas. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Kansas here


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