Bill phasing out state sales tax on food passes Legislature


A plan for wiping out the state sales tax on food cleared the Legislature Thursday night despite persisting complaints from Democrats that it doesn't go far enough soon enough.

The Kansas House Thursday night voted 114-3 to pass a bill that calls for cutting the state’s 6.5% sales tax on groceries to 4% by Jan. 1, 2023.

The tax would be reduced to 2% in 2024 and then ultimately to zero . . .


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