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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...

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...

Senate narrowly passes tax cuts; Speaker optimistic it will pass in House

The Senate early Friday approved a bill preserving Kansans ability to itemize on their state taxes and returns a revenue bonanza the state expects...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kansans’ ability to itemize may be price to funding schools

The ability of Kansans to itemize on their state tax returns likely will be on the line as Kansas legislators figure out how to...