House approves sales tax break for telecommunications companies


The Kansas House on Thursday approved a $17 million yearly sales tax exemption for telecommunications companies with the promise that the money would free up cash for expansion of high-speed internet services in Kansas.

The House voted 108-13 for a bill that extends a sales tax exemption to the telecommunications companies for purchasing communications machinery and equipment. It now goes to the Senate.

The bill had been sought by AT&T and . . .


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