Taxes

Rising Kansas revenues fuel GOP anger over lack of tax cuts
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February 04, 2020 - 5:38 am
Kansas has collected more tax revenue than expected almost every month for more than two years. Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature are growing increasingly angry that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly still insists the state can't afford the income tax cuts they favor. The state Department of...
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December 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
Reaction from National Taxpayers Union senior fellow Mattie Duppler. Watch the latest video at
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October 05, 2019 - 11:13 am
Reaction from former Reagan economic adviser Art Laffer. Watch the latest video at
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October 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
A new report shows average American citizens now spend more on federal and state taxes than they do on food, clothing, and healthcare combined. “In 2018, according to Table R-1, American consumer units spent an average of $9,031.93 on federal income taxes; $5,023.73 on Social Security taxes (which...
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May 03, 2019 - 5:11 am
The Kansas Senate has approved a new tax relief bill aimed at helping individuals and businesses who are paying more in state income taxes because of changes in federal tax laws. The vote Thursday night was 27-13 on a plan drafted by GOP negotiators for the House and Senate. It is less than half...
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May 01, 2019 - 7:58 pm
Kansas is reporting that it collected $81 million more in taxes in April than anticipated even after officials issued a more optimistic fiscal forecast during the month. The state Department of Revenue's report Wednesday came as Republican legislators attempted to revive a tax relief bill. Gov...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:10 am
A 62-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to three years of probation — including eight months of home detention — for not paying payroll taxes to the government. Federal prosecutors said David Monhollon, of Ozawkie, was sentenced Thursday for failing to pay payroll taxes. He also was ordered to...
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April 08, 2019 - 5:32 am
Kansas is toward the middle when it comes to overall tax burden, according to data from the personal finance website WalletHub. Analyst Jill Gonzalez says Kansas ranks 20th overall, the bulk of the state's tax burden is sales and excise taxes, followed by property and income taxes. “There’s a few...
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March 15, 2019 - 5:15 am
The personal finance website WalletHub released its 2019 Tax Survey this week. Jill Gonzalez with WalletHub says the survey takes into account property, sales, and income taxes. And Kansas doesn't do very well, ranking 46th in Overall Effective State & Local Tax Rate. “When you do account for...
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