property taxes

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn't take effect until 2018.

Brownback's office announced Wednesday that he had signed the measure.

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Sedgwick County property owners have seen some decreases in the value of their homes and commercial buildings. KMUW's Aileen LeBlanc has more.

The Sedgwick County appraiser's office sent out evaluations for residential and commercial property. The county bases property taxes on the appraised values. Sedgwick County appraiser Mike Borchard presented his report to the County Commissioners Wednesday.

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Democrat Paul Davis, currently a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, is running against Gov. Sam Brownback in the upcoming November elections, Davis visited Wichita on Monday, KMUW’s Sean Sandefur has more…

 

Gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis met with supporters at a Mexican restaurant in Wichita on Monday evening. The event was nondescript. On Davis’ mind were the same issues that are on many Kansan minds: education, the economy and rising taxes - property taxes in particular. 

Kansas Counties Want Tax Clarification

Jul 26, 2013

Some county officials are asking Kansas lawmakers to clarify whether back taxes on personal property follow the property, or should be assessed to its owner.

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Kansas Tax Deal On Hold

Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate say agreement on a plan for more cuts in income taxes is unlikely until May.

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House Rejects Property Tax Plan

Mar 20, 2013

The Kansas House Wednesday rejected a proposal by Democrats aimed at reducing the property taxes paid by Kansans.