UPDATED: Flat tax proposal would cost more than $3 billion over three years


(Updated to include comments from the Chamber of Commerce, Kansas Action for Children and the top House Democrat)

A proposal to move the state to a flat tax would cost Kansas more than $3 billion over three years, according to a fiscal analysis released Monday morning.

The analysis shows that a bill calling for a 5% flat tax would cost the state $428 million in the first year and grow to $1.45 billion in the second year and $1.5 billion in the third year.

Introduced by the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, the bill was an effort to simplify . . .


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