UPDATED: Senate passes bill moving state to single tax rate


(Updated to include Department of Revenue memo breaking down who benefits from plan)

The Kansas Senate late Thursday night approved a bill overhauling the state's income tax structure, moving to a single rate for Kansas taxpayers that critics fear could return the state to the era of former Gov. Sam Brownback.

The Senate agreed to a bill late Thursday night that calls for collapsing three income tax brackets into one where individual Kansas taxpayers would pay 4.75% on their earnings.

It passedSSJ

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