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The facts on Kansas' Tax Climate
4.6%individual income taxTop rate
7%corporate income taxTop rate
$1,425property taxcollections per capita
Kansas's Individual Income Tax System
Kansas's individual income tax system consists of two brackets with a top rate of 4.6%. The top rate ranks 37th highest among states levying an individual income tax. Kansas's state and local tax collections per person were $1,022 in 2013, which ranked 25th highest nationally.
50-State Table of Individual Income Tax Rates
Kansas's Corporate Income Tax System
Kansas's corporate income tax system consists of two brackets with a top rate of 7%. The top rate ranks 20th highest among states levying a corporate income tax. Kansas's state and local corporate income tax collections per person were $133 in 2013 which ranked 25th highest nationally.
50-State Table of Corporate Income Tax Rates
Kansas Sales and Excise Taxes
Kansas levies a 6.5% general sales or use tax on consumers, which is above the national median of 5.95%. The average local sales tax rate is an additional 2.1%. Kansas's state and local governments collect $1,307 per person in general sales taxes and $374 per person in excise taxes, for a combined figure of $1681, which ranks 16th highest nationally. Kansas's gasoline tax stands at 24.03 cents per gallon, 31st highest nationally, while its cigarette tax stands at $1.29, 30th highest nationally.
50-State Table of State and Local Sales Tax Rates
Kansas Property Tax Collections Average
Kansas's state and local governments collected approximately $1,425 per person in property taxes in 2013, which ranks 19th nationally.
Tax Freedom Day Arrives on April 19th in Kansas
Tax Freedom Day is the day when Americans have finally earned enough money to pay off their total tax bill for the year. In 2016, Kansas taxpayers have to work until April 19th (26th earliest nationally) to pay their total tax bill.
Kansas's State and Local Tax Burden Ranks 23rd
Kansas's 2016 Business Tax Climate Index Ranks 22nd
Kansas ranks 22nd on the Tax Foundation's State Business Tax Climate Index. The Index compares the states in five areas of taxation that impact business: corporate taxes (40th), individual income taxes (18th), sales taxes (32nd), unemployment insurance taxes (10th), and taxes on property (19th), including residential and commercial property.
State Business Tax Climate Index (full study)
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