What is the sales tax rate in Manhattan?
State of Kansas sales tax = 6.5%
Both Riley County/Pottawatomie retail sales tax = 1.0%
City of Manhattan sales tax = 1.0%
Quality of life sales tax = 0.25%
Street Maintenance tax = 0.20%
Total sales tax rate = 8.95%

Downtown Redevelopment Transportation Development District sales tax = 0.50%
Total sales tax for Downtown Redevelopment shoppers = 9.45%

Blueville Nursery Transportation Development District sales tax = 0.50%
Total sales tax for Blueville Nursery shoppers = 9.45%

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1. What is the size of the entire 2017 city budget?
2. What is the sales tax rate in Manhattan?
3. What is the outstanding estimated total debt of the city as of the end of 2016?
4. What is the city mill rate and the combined mill rate of the city, Riley County and USD 383 for 2017?
5. Where do my property taxes go?
6. Where do the sales taxes collected go?
7. What is a special assessment?
8. Why are special assessments good for Manhattan and its residents?
9. How can I learn more about special assessments?
10. How are special assessments paid by the property owner once they are authorized?
11. Can a property owner pay off special assessments after the 30 day early pay off period has expired?
12. Why would a property owner want to pay off their specials early?
13. In terms of dollars, how large is the special assessment program?
14. How does the city invest idle funds?