Costs of Business

Utility Rates

Water Rates

$6.70 for the first 3,000 gallons
$2.60 for each additional 1,000 gallons

Sewer Rates

$5.45 for the first 3,000 gallons
$2.00 for each additional 1,000 gallons

Commercial Trash Rates

$25 monthly minimum
For landfill rates, contact Seward County Landfill.

Electricity and Natural Gas

For electricity rates, contact Southern Pioneer Electric.

For natural gas rates, contact Black Hills Energy.

Permits

For information about construction permits and codes, contact Planning & Development.

Taxes

Sales Tax: 8.95%

For information about property taxes, contact the Seward County Clerk.

For information about vehicle tags and registration, contact the Seward Country Treasurer.

Beginning in 2013, all Kansans will pay lower income taxes, and there will be no state tax on nonwage income of owners of limited-liability companies, sole proprietorships and Subchapter S corporations. See a summary of the tax environment in Kansas.