Sales and 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: 8.85 Percent 

Breakdown of sales tax
(as of July 1, 2015)
State tax6.50%
County taxes1.225%
City taxes1.125%
Total tax rate* 8.85%

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: 13.800 Mills

2016 mills for 2017 budget
City of Overland Park13.800
Johnson County26.607
Johnson County Parks & Recreation3.101
Johnson County Library3.912
Johnson County
Community College
9.473
School Districts:
  Blue Valley
  Olathe
  Shawnee Mission
  Spring Hill


70.089
67.764
54.059
67.187

State of Kansas1.500

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 11-13 percent of the total property tax paid by each property in Overland Park. Overland Park's tax rate is significantly less than our neighboring communities and remains the lowest of any first class city in Kansas.

The City's 2017 Budget set the mill levy at 13.800 mills. Overland Park receives approximately 25 percent of its current annual revenue from property taxes. Use the City's property tax comparison calculator to see how your property taxes are allocated.