income tax

Supporters, Opponents Continue To Tout, Deride Tax Cut

Oct 12, 2012

Supporters and opponents of tax-cutting legislation continue to talk about the plan, even going on the road to do it. Members of the governor’s administration toured the state last month, and some Democrats are making stops this week. The cut will reduce personal income tax rates and completely eliminate income taxes for around 200,000 businesses in Kansas. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his administration have been touting the bill. They say the tax cut will speed economic growth and...

Brownback, Dems Have Differing Views Of Tax Plan

Sep 11, 2012
Stephen Koranda / Kansas Public Radio

During a speech at the University of Kansas Monday, Governor Sam Brownback touted a tax-cutting bill he signed into law earlier this year. The plan will cut personal income tax rates and eliminate income taxes for nearly 200,000 businesses. Brownback said that could help attract people and jobs to the state. “This gets us into a new Kansas, where we are trusting the people of Kansas with these dollars rather than putting them in government hands and trusting that the people will create jobs...

Kansas Prepares For New Tax Rules

Jun 25, 2012

Preparations are underway for tax changes next year. Kansas Department of Revenue staff is working this summer to write the new rules and regulations that will guide the agency as it implements a sweeping series of cuts to the states income tax system. Secretary Nick Jordan says the agency is meeting with accountants and lawyers to discuss the new law and write the policies that will govern how taxes are collected for individuals and businesses. The new law will decrease rates for all...