For municipalities that allow fireworks sales, July 4 is a way to rake in the revenue.
Let's start with the cost of doing business.
"The permit fee for a fireworks tent is $1,000," says Spring Hill, Kan., city administrator Jonathan Roberts.
Fireworks are banned in most of Johnson County. But in recent years, Spring Hill, De Soto and Edgerton have decided to allow fireworks within city limits.