Kansas rolled up more than $75 million in new revenue after officials made a disputed decision to ask out-of-state retailers to start collecting taxes on internet sales in 2019.
Revenue Secretary Mark Burghart on Monday told lawmakers that compensating use tax collections - complementary to a sales tax - ballooned after Kansas started applying a law that he believes gives the state the ability to collect the tax.
Burghart said 5,362 out-of-state businesses registered with the state after the Revenue Department asked them to collect sales . . .