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Tax Relief in Kansas

Kansas MapIn Kansas, the average federal tax levied on residents is $10,260, slightly below the national amount of $11,715. On the other hand, at the state and local level, Kansas has the 20th highest income tax collected per person at $940, with its top state income rate of 4.8%.

With respect to property taxes, Kansas collects $1367 per capita, putting the state in 23rd highest overall.

As the median household income level has decreased nationwide, Kansas has also experienced its share of decline: a drop of approximately 8% to a median income of $51,485, both of which fall very close to the national averages of 8.7% and $51,939, respectively.

Kansans are also experiencing the same financial struggles witnessed around the United States: unemployment, unexpected medical bills, and overextension of credit, to name a few. Even the most well-meaning people can find themselves in the paradoxical position of having to choose between paying the mortgage or buying groceries in a given month, with absolutely nothing left over to put into savings for a future tax bill. With delinquent tax bills looming, some find their mailboxes full of letters from collection agencies and tax authorities, threatening to garnish wages to pay off outstanding debts. As those challenges mount, many Kansas residents look to tax relief strategies as a means of addressing their difficulties in meeting their personal tax liabilities.

Tax relief companies are a positive way for consumers to solve their serious tax issues, avoiding the stress of owing federal and state taxes and the subsequent threats of wage garnishment or seizure of assets. Tax relief experts use a range of tools to help clients manage their tax burdens, such as setting up streamline or complex installment agreements and other payment plans, reviewing and amending previous tax returns, and audit reconsideration.


Is Every Tax Cut Kansas

In the last decade, many states have found opportunities to advance comprehensive tax reform, the kind of changes that broaden tax bases, lower tax rates, and improve economic outcomes. While any tax reform proposal should be judged on the merits of its ...

Published:  Wed, 16 May 2018 13:29:00 GMT

Missouri General Assembly votes to cut individual taxes, sends bill to Greitens

Critics have repeatedly compared various income tax cuts supported by Missouri Republicans to an income tax cut abandoned last year by the Kansas Legislature. Haahr pushed back against that comparison on the House floor and called the comparison "played ou ...

Published:  Thu, 17 May 2018 19:32:00 GMT

Iowa Republicans pitch "˜crisis-proof' tax cuts. Democrats see another Kansas in the making.

Iowa Republicans this weekend passed a tax plan that they say can't go wrong. It has a huge tax cut - especially for wealthy Iowans - that's aimed at stimulating the economy, but Republicans say it also has safety-valve provisions that will protect ...

Published:  Tue, 08 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT

Kansas gives away tax dollars so corporation can lay off employees, then hire again.

Some plans are so ridiculous only a Republican lead government could come up with them. In an effort to hold onto Cargill headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, the state of Kansas crafted a deal in which the company would receive $500,000 while they laid off ...

Published:  Wed, 16 May 2018 09:57:00 GMT

Kansas Passes State Fair Sales Tax Law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas has passed a law that directs sales tax collected at the State Fair to go toward capital improvements. The Hutchinson News reports that Gov. Jeff Colyer signed the Senate bill into law Wednesday. Fiscal 2017 figures show ...

Published:  Fri, 18 May 2018 12:19:00 GMT

What Kansas Lawmakers Did, And Didn't Do, This Year (Hint: Not Tax Cuts)

Kansas News Service editor Amy Jeffries talks with statehouse reporters Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Madeline Fox, and Stephen Koranda about some of what lawmakers ultimately did, and didn't, do. In an election year with a state Supreme Court ruling hanging over ...

Published:  Sun, 06 May 2018 19:56:00 GMT

Kobach: 'Purple, pot-smoking Colorado' better than Kansas for business

Speaking in Wichita, Kansas Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach said Friday the state has a spending problem and needs to slash taxes. "We need tax relief and we need it right now for the people of Kansas," Kobach said during a ...

Published:  Tue, 15 May 2018 03:55:00 GMT

KS Mayor Slams Public Safety Tax Proposal

May 10--Mayor Jeff Longwell came out hard Thursday against a proposal by Wichita's police and fire unions for a quarter-cent sales tax to fund public safety services. In his weekly news conference, Longwell said the City Council is already working toward ...

Published:  Fri, 11 May 2018 06:50:00 GMT

Missouri lawmakers want voters to decide on 10-cent increase in gas tax

"This is a vote for freedom and for safety." Rep. Kevin Corlew, R-Kansas City, served on the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which recommended a gas tax to help with a shortfall in transportation infrastructure funding. He said ...

Published:  Fri, 18 May 2018 11:21:00 GMT

America First tax cuts didn't save Harley-Davidson's Kansas City plant

America First tax cuts didn't save Harley-Davidson's Kansas City plant America First tax cuts didn't save Harley-Davidson's Kansas City plant Check out this story on

Published:  Thu, 10 May 2018 07:54:00 GMT

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