Sales & Property Taxes

Overland Park uses revenue from sales and property taxes to maintain its operating budget, approved each August by the Governing Body.

Sales Tax: 8.500 percent

Breakdown of sales tax
(as of July 1, 2013)
State tax 6.150%
County taxes 1.225%
City taxes 1.125%
Total tax rate* 8.500%

Sales tax is collected on the purchase of tangible goods and services.

Overland Park has a 1 cent sales tax supporting general operations and a 1/8 cent sales tax for street improvements. The city also receives a portion of select county sales taxes.

The city continually monitors sales tax revenues. Revenue projections are updated quarterly to reflect current trends and receipts. Almost half of the city's annual current revenue is from sales taxes.

Additional information regarding sales tax rates can be obtained from the Kansas Department of Revenue.

* The sales tax rate is higher at some locations within Overland Park due to Transportation Development and Community Improvement districts.

Property Tax: mills

2014 mills for 2015 budget
City of Overland Park 12.837
Johnson County 17.764
Johnson County Parks & Recreation 2.349
Johnson County Library 3.157
Johnson County
Community College
9.461
School Districts:
  Blue Valley
  Olathe
  Shawnee Mission
  Spring Hill


70.141
67.868
55.911
67.467

State of Kansas 1.500

Property taxes are levied on real estate and property and help support services including:

  • public safety,
  • snow removal,
  • street repair,
  • Animal Control,
  • Parks & Recreation programs,
  • debt payment and more.

A property's total tax rate includes levies for the State of Kansas, Johnson County, the respective school district and Johnson County Community College.

Overland Park receives around 10-13 percent of the total property tax paid by each property in Overland Park. At 12.837 mills (2015 Budget), Overland Park's tax rate is approximately half of our neighboring communities and remains the lowest of any first class city in Kansas.

Overland Park receives less than 25 percent of its current annual revenue from property taxes.

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