Legislative support builds toward cutting Social Security taxes


Lawmakers on Friday seemed to coalesce around a tax-cutting proposal that would expand the income tax exemption for Social Security benefits.

Members of the joint special tax committee expressed support for a proposal similar to one considered earlier this year that would increase the threshold for when Social Security benefits are subject to state income taxes.

Kansans currently don't pay taxes on federally taxable Social Security benefits if they earn $75,000 or less a year in federal adjusted gross income from all sources.

If they earn just $1 more than $75,000, they go over a so . . .


This content is restricted to subscribers. Click here to subscribe. Already a subscriber? Click here to login.