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Sales Tax For CMH - Information

A retailers' sales tax began being collected April 1, 2020, on all non-tax exempt purchases made in Marshall County to benefit Community Memorial Healthcare. The tax is one half of one percent (.50%), and will sunset in five years, unless voted on again by county residents.

Thank you to our community for your support of this effort to keep our local rural healthcare system financially stable for years to come.

If you have any questions regarding the tax, please call Curtis Hawkinson, CEO, at 785-562-2311 or email

If you'd like to become a voting member of the hospital corporation, please visit our Corporate Membership page.

Specific language as approved on the Nov. 4, 2019, ballot:

"Shall a retailers' sales tax in the amount of one half of one percent (0.50%) be levied in Marshall County, Kansas, the proceeds of which will be to support the provision of health care services by Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc. The collection of such sales tax shall commence January 1, 2020 and terminate upon the first to occur of the following: (A) five (5) years have elapsed since the implementation of the tax, (B) Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc. has merged with or been purchased by another entity, all pursuant to K.S.A. 12-187 et. Seq."


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