Great Bend has a longstanding record of fiscal responsibility based upon sound financial planning and budgeting.
County Sales Tax
The City receives revenues from a 1% County Sales Tax. This money goes into the City’s General Fund and reduces property taxes.
1/2% City Sales Tax
The 1/2% city sales tax was approved by referendum and the collections began on April 1, 2015. Money received from this tax is split three ways: 45% for Capital Improvements, 20% for economic development incentives, and 35% property tax relief.
1/4% City Sales Tax
The 1/4% city sales tax was approved by referendum and the collections began July 1, 2018. The tax will pay for the street replacement, maintenance, and repairs throughout the City.