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City Facing Big Tax Bill

The Nebraska Department of Revenue (DOR) has approved a sales tax refund claim that will impact the City of Sidney by about $275,000.

In the Jan. 12 meeting of the Sidney City Council, City Manager David Scott presented a letter from the DOR regarding a request for sales tax refund from Sidney businesses.

“It is a big hit,” Scott said. “We're going to lose a lot of money.”

The bill comes to the amount of $275.177.84. The City has the option of allowing the DOR to deduct the full amount in one month, or over 12 equal monthly installments. The letter dated Dec. 27 had to be returned by Jan. 4. S...


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