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City of Howard to implement new municipal tax rate July 1st

A Miner County community will be one of four in the state that will implement a new municipal tax rate on July 1st.

The city of Howard is imposing a one-percent municipal gross receipts tax rate on lodging, eating establishments, alcoholic beverages, and ticket sales or admissions to places of amusement, athletic and cultural events. This tax is in addition to it’s two-percent general sales and use tax rate.  

The other communities in the state making municipal tax changes July 1st include Freeman, Oelrichs, and Dante.  

South Dakota municipalities are able to implement new tax rates or change existing tax rates on either January or July 1st each year. 

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