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Ordinance summary published in the Labette Avenue on August 13, 2020 and the full text of the Ordinance is available at www.oswegokansas.com for a minimum of 1 week from the date of publication.
Ordinance No. 1443 Summary
On August 10, 2020 the City of Oswego, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No.1443 renewing a one-half percent city retailers’ sales tax within the city of Oswego, Kansas, effective January 1, 2021. A complete copy of this Ordinance may be obtained or viewed free of charge at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 703 5th Street, or at www.oswegokansas.com. The form of this summary is certified by Lucas Nodine, City Attorney.
Lucas Nodine, City Attorney
ORDINANCE NO. 1443_
AN ORDINANCE RENEWING A CITY RETAILERS’ SALES TAX IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE-HALF PERCENT (1/2 %) WITHIN THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. A majority of the electors voting thereon having approved, at a primary election held on the 4th day of August, 2020 to levy a retailers’ sales tax in the City of Oswego, Kansas, as authorized by K.S.A. 12-187 et.seq., as amended, there is hereby levied a city retailers’ sales tax in the amount of one-half percent (1/2 %) to take effect on the first day of January, 2021 and continue through December 31, 2026. Proceeds of the sales tax will be used to provide adequate funding for the Oswego Emergency Services, including properly equipping the Volunteer Fire Department and other public safety services in the best interest of the city.
SECTION 2. Except as may otherwise be provided by law, such tax shall be identical in its application and exemptions therefrom to the Kansas Retailers’ Sales Tax and all laws and administrative rules and regulations of the Kansas Department of Revenue relating to the state retailers’ sales tax shall apply to such city retailers’ sales tax insofar as such laws and regulations may be made applicable. The services of the Department of Revenue shall be utilized to administer, enforce and collect such tax.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be published once in the official city newspaper, and a copy duly certified shall be submitted to the State Division of Taxation.
Passed by the Governing Body of the City of Oswego, Kansas, this 10th day of August, 2020.
Daniel J. Chapman, Mayor
Carol J. Eddington, City Clerk