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Taxes In Kansas

Kansas Tax Rates, Collections, and Burdens

How does Kansas’s tax code compare? Kansas has a graduated state individual income tax, with rates ranging from 3.10 percent to 5.70 percent. Kansas has a graduated corporate income tax, with rates ranging from 3.5 percent to 6.5 percent. Kansas also has a 6.50 percent state sales tax rate and an average combined state and local sales tax rate of 8.65 percent. Kansas has a 1.26 percent effective property tax rate on owner-occupied housing value.

Kansas does not have an estate tax or inheritance tax. Kansas has a 25.03 cents per gallon gas tax rate and a $1.29 cigarette excise tax rate. The State of Kansas collects $5,945 in state and local tax collections per capita. Kansas has $9,435 in state and local debt per capita and has a 77 percent funded ratio of public pension plans. Overall, Kansas’s tax system ranks 26th on our 2024 State Business Tax Climate Index.

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Kansas is no exception. The first step towards understanding Kansas’s tax code is knowing the basics. How does Kansas collect tax revenue? Click the tabs below to learn more! You can also explore our state tax maps, which are compiled from our annual publication, Facts & Figures 2024: How Does Your State Compare?

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Individual Taxes

Top Individual Income Tax Rate
5.7%See Full Study
State Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita
$1572Rank: 21
State and Local Tax Burden
11.2%Rank: 29See Full Study

Business Taxes

Top Corporate Income Tax Rate
6.50%See Full Study
State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking
26See Full Study

Sales Taxes

State Sales Tax Rate
6.50%Rank: 9See Full Study
Average Local Sales Tax Rate
2.15%See Full Study
Combined State and Average Local Sales Tax Rate
8.65%Rank: 9See Full Study
State and Local General Sales Tax Collections per Capita
$1636Rank: 12
State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)
25.03¢Rank: 34
State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)
$1.26Rank: 33

Property Taxes

Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value
1.26%Rank: 13
State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita
$1791Rank: 23

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