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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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  • April 2022 Kansas Tax Collections: Remember a Balanced Budget

    April 2022 Kansas Tax Collections: Remember a Balanced Budget0

    In April 2022, the state of Kansas took in a total tax revenue of $1.5 billion, which was 13.2% greater than the original estimate. This includes a sales tax collection that was 0.4% higher than expected and an income tax collection that was 17.8% higher than expected. Legislators should remember the importance of a balanced

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  • Will Long-Term Kansas Tax Relief Please Stand Up?

    Will Long-Term Kansas Tax Relief Please Stand Up?0

    This past week was “veto week” in the Kansas Legislature: the time to “make it or break it” for the dozens of different proposals that have floated this legislative session. While some tax relief is already on the way, legislators have until the end of May to provide more. The most-talked-about policy this year was

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  • Tax Revenue Highs Continue into January 2022

    Tax Revenue Highs Continue into January 20220

    In January 2022, the state of Kansas took in total tax revenue of $944 million, which was 14.5% greater than the estimates for this month. This includes $342 million in sales taxes and $574 million in income taxes. This is also 18.7% higher than what it was for the same month last year. In total,

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  • High Tax Revenue Continues into December 2021

    High Tax Revenue Continues into December 20210

    In December 2021, the state of Kansas took in a total tax revenue of $890.3 million, which was 7.8% greater than the estimates for this month. This includes $293.5 million in sales taxes and $550.3 million in income taxes. The revenue collected for December of this year was 15.6% higher than what it was in the

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  • Solutions to Kansas’ High Property Taxes

    Solutions to Kansas’ High Property Taxes0

    When you think of some of the highest taxes in the country, you don’t immediately think of Iola, Kansas. But, you should. According to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s research – highlighted in Kansas Policy Institute’s 2021 Green Book – a city the size of Iola had some of the highest effective tax rates

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