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No-bid software contract would have made tax season ‘absolute disaster,’ revenue secretary says

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Tax season would have been an "absolute disaster" if the state had proceeded with a software update for processing returns that was part of...

(Updated): Legislature overrides governor’s budget vetoes

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(Updated to reflect comments from governor and Denning; inserts most recent budget projections). The Republican-controlled Legislature on Wednesday voted to override Gov. Laura Kelly's budget...

Kelly vetoes second tax bill, says it would ‘decimate’ state finances

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For the second time, Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed a tax bill aimed at returning millions in revenue that the state is expected to...

UPDATED: New tax bill more than $200 million less than vetoed legislation

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(Updated to reflect new comments from Senate president and Democratic response) A new tax bill crafted by House and Senate negotiators is estimated to come...

House, Senate negotiators reach tentative deal on new tax bill

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(Updated to correct GILTI tax rate) House and Senate negotiators on Wednesday started hammering out a new tax bill that could be the Legislature's last,...

UPDATED: State forecasters predict modest revenue growth; Senate majority leader says taxes will be...

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(Updated to clarify that total tax collections covered three years) State economic forecasters on Thursday predicted modest revenue growth, leaving a possible opening for a...

Tax debate expected to return for wrap-up session

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As the Kansas Legislature's regular session wisped away, business lobbyists patrolled the hallway outside the Senate waiting for a vote that never happened. They schmoozed....

UPDATED: Governor vetoes $500 million tax bill

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(Updated: Includes fresh comments from Kelly, Kansas Chamber of Commerce, Senate president, House minority leader with edits throughout) Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vetoed...

State tax debt totals more than $300 million

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Kansas taxpayers owe the state more than $300 million in delinquent taxes, according to a new report. State data show that total tax debt —...

Legislature sends governor $500 million tax bill

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The Senate on Thursday approved a tax bill giving up about $500 million in revenue over three years, sending it to Gov. Laura Kelly...