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Can Kansas bank on windfall from federal tax code change? Revenue department urges caution

On a spreadsheet, it looks like a pot of gold. A half-billion dollar windfall courtesy of a change in the federal tax code could do...

Senate leadership calls on House to let Kansans itemize

Kansas Senate leadership is getting behind a bill that would save millions for taxpayers who may be surprised to learn next year that they...

House-Senate negotiators agree on tentative tax deal

Senate and House negotiators on Wednesday night reached a tentative deal on a package of tax cuts aimed at returning any windfall in revenue...

Colyer says he wants to restructure state tax code

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Thursday night that he wants to restructure the state tax code in a way that would be simpler and...

Corporate heavy hitters make case to legislative leaders for returning tax windfall

A new wrinkle in the debate over Kansas tax cuts emerged at the Capitol on Thursday as business leaders briefed top legislators on the...

Kansas Senate approves $494 million in tax cuts

The Kansas Senate voted to give up nearly a half billion dollars in revenue, a move that potentially torpedoes an education plan approved by...

Tax deal proving elusive as session winds down

(Will be updated after 8:30 a.m. conference committee meeting) Kansas lawmakers will return to work Wednesday after meeting into the night Tuesday trying to iron...

Senate approves small business tax breaks; critics say they’re bad policy

The Kansas Senate on Thursday approved a small business tax break that critics said repeats the reckless fiscal policies of the past. The Senate voted...

Selzer vs. Colyer – in the courtroom

It's more than just Republican Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer versus Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer in the governor's race. Selzer is now taking on the governor...

Tax plan fails to win support in House; Legislature adjourns

A debate over Kansas tax policy collapsed Friday when the Legislature couldn't agree on how to deal with a potential revenue windfall from a change...