There has been some confusion and several recent inquiries about the Gage County Sales Tax that took effect on January 1st.
This post is meant to help businesses obtain more information on the changes to collecting sales and use tax throughout Gage County.
The additional rate of 0.5% county tax went into effect January 1st – please be sure to adjust your rates accordingly. For the City of Beatrice, the rate is 8%
If you have questions please contact the Nebraska Department of Revenue at 402-471-5729. For questions specific to the new county sales tax please contact the Gage County Deputy Clerk, Michelle Bloomquist. Michelle can be reached at 612 Grant St. / PO Box 429 Beatrice NE 68310 email@example.com Phone: 402-223-1303.
A listing of rates by community can be found here: https://revenue.nebraska.gov/sites/revenue.nebraska.gov/files/doc/business/rates_01-1-2020.pdf
A news story on the changes can be found here: https://beatricedailysun.com/news/local/sales-tax-to-pay-beatrice-judgment-goes-into-effect-jan/article_1f301f8a-e3b1-51ab-a6d2-b84cd62a930f.html#utm_source=beatricedailysun.com&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletter-templates%2Fnews-alert&utm_medium=PostUp&utm_content=54ad76e36c4ad6c4aff7863f6a22483bcfa1e47e