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2015 Property Tax Allocation: 99% Local

Our recent article about large property tax increases prompted questions about the distribution among various taxing jurisdictions, so we obtained more data from the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR).

School districts consume the biggest slice at 45 percent, followed by counties2015 Property Tax Allocation Table (29 percent) and cities (16 percent). The adjacent table shows the dollar allocations in millions.

Take a deeper look by clicking here. Developing your own conclusions on the subject will prove important as property tax policy considerations will continue to be of relevance to us all.