• Kansas has some of the nation’s highest property tax rates

    Kansas has some of the nation’s highest property tax rates0

    Our 2021 Green Book shows once again that Kansas has some of the highest property tax rates in the nation. Iola has the dubious distinction of having the highest effective tax rate on commercial property for rural areas in the nation.  A property valued at $1 million with $200,000 in fixtures pays over $61,000 in

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  • 2021 Green Book: Kansas is massively over-governed

    2021 Green Book: Kansas is massively over-governed0

    Kansas has some of the highest property taxes in the nation, largely because we are massively over-governed. Kansas has 1,993 general purpose governments – cities, counties, and townships – serving about 2.9 million people.  That works out to 1,461 residents per government entity, whereas the national average is 8,448 per entity, and that’s the third-worst

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