An offsetting tax reduction may be needed to save a proposal by Gov. Laura Kelly's administration to tax digital goods.
"The first step, if it is to go anywhere, is to find out if a revenue-neutral alternative is palatable," said Republican Rep. Steven Johnson, chairman of the House tax committee.
Johnson's remarks came after the tax committee heard testimony on a proposal to tax digital products as a way of balancing the marketplace with brick-and-mortar retailers.
The governor's tax council last year recommended taxing digital products, which is expected to bring in about