Sales Tax Information

When the 2012 Riley County 0.5% sales tax expires on December 31, 2022, and due to the City of Manhattan Economic Recovery and Relief 2023 passing during the November 3, 2020 general election, the sales tax rate in Riley County will still remain at 8.95%. The sales tax rate in Manhattan City Limits within Pottawatomie County will increase to 9.45% in 2023. The Recovery and Relief 2023 Sales tax will be effective from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2032.

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City of Manhattan Sales Tax Rates within Riley & Pottawatomie Counties

        

Riley County - 2020

Riley County 2023  Pott. County - 2020 Pott. County 2023
State of Kansas Sales Tax 6.5% 6.5% 6.5% 6.5%
County General Purpose 
(Permanent)
0.5% 0.5% 1.00% 1.00%
County Roads, Bridges 
& Economic Development 
(10-year tax, expires 2022)
0.5%
--- --- ---
City General Purpose 
(Permanent)
1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00%
City Street Maintenance 
(10-year tax, expires 2026)
0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
City Recreation and Trails
(10-year tax, expires 2027)
0.25% 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
Economic Recovery & Relief
2023 Sales Tax
(10-year tax, expires 2033)
--- 0.5% --- 0.5%
Total Sales Tax Rate* 8.95% 8.95% 8.95% 9.45%

*Current TDD and CID tax rates within certain portions of the City Manhattan (all within Riley County):

  • Downtown Redevelopment Transportation Development District (TDD) 0.5% sales tax – 9.45%
  • Blueville Nursery TDD 0.5% sales tax – 9.45%
  • McDonalds TDD 0.5% sales tax (East Bluemont) – 9.45%
  • Manhattan Town Center Community Improvement District (CID) 0.75% sales tax – 9.70%

Sales tax rates in other Kansas cities

There are 25 first class cities in Kansas. A first class city has a population of at least 15,000 residents. Manhattan's sales tax rate of 8.95%  ranks 16th highest out of 25. In 2023, if all other sales tax rates of first class cities remain constant, Manhattan's sales tax rate would remain the 16th highest within Riley County, and 6th highest within city limits of Pottawatomie County.  

Pott and Riley Sales Tax Comparison Chart
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