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  • Time’s Not Yet Up for More Kansan Tax Relief

    Time’s Not Yet Up for More Kansan Tax Relief0

    During the last weeks of the Kansas legislature, many policies were moved from their original bills to other pieces of legislation – an annual occurrence. Kansans can expect to see some tax relief, but legislators should consider more ambitious reforms to stay competitive with other states. Highlighted provisions of the passed HB 2239 and HB

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  • Kansas Film Subsidies would be a Blockbuster-Sized Mess

    Kansas Film Subsidies would be a Blockbuster-Sized Mess0

    Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s budget from January contains a blockbuster-sized flop of a policy. The budget proposes a “Creative Industries Tax Credit” capped at $10 million annually beginning in FY 2023. The policy offers film companies tax credits based on the size of production and local involvement in the state. However, incentives like this for

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  • Zoning Reform, Not Subsidies, Reduces Housing Costs

    Zoning Reform, Not Subsidies, Reduces Housing Costs0

    Kansas Governor Laura Kelly included in her proposed budget for FY 2022 a $20 million affordable housing subsidy. This policy is unlikely to lower the housing crisis/costs/etc. in the long run. Instead, it is yet another of this administration’s subsidies that is proposing a higher cost to taxpayers in exchange for insignificant change. The real

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