Taxes and Spending in Nebraska

Property Taxes *

The average effective property tax rate in the State of Nebraska is 1.61%                        

The average effective property tax rate in Scotts Bluff County is 1.73%    

*NOTE: These rates are subject to change. Please contact the Scotts Bluff County Assessor at 308-436-6627 for verification. 


Sales and Use Taxes Rate

State of Nebraska: 5.5% (.055)       Total: 5.5% (.055)

City of Scottsbluff: 1.5% (.015)       Total: 7.0% (.070)

City of Gering: 1.5% (.015)              Total: 7.0% (.070)


Income Tax – State of Nebraska

Nebraska’s individual state income tax rates range from 2.46% to 6.84%

Corporate Income Tax

Like the individual income tax, the corporate income tax is largely derived from the federal corporate income tax. The starting point for the corporate income tax, however, is federal taxable income. There are only two rates of corporate income tax, 5.58% and 7.81%