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Kansas State Taxes


State Income Taxes in Kansas

The state of Kansas does have an individual income tax. Like most states with income tax, it is calculated on a marginal scale with multiple brackets (3). The tax rates range from between 3.10% to 5.70% for 2020. The highest bracket starts at $30,000.

State Business Taxes in Kansas

The state of Kansas has a Corporate income tax that is based on a marginal scale with only two (2) tax brackets: 

  • 4.00% for anything under $50,000, and 
  • 7.00% for anything over $50,000

Kansas recognizes Federal flow-thru entities, such as S Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships, and are therefore not subject to the corporate tax rate (however they are subject to the individual rate).

Sales and Property Taxes in Kansas

Sales Tax – like most states, Kansas has both a state and local sales tax. Its state sales tax is 6.50% and it’s local sales tax has an average rate of 2.18% (which puts the state average 8.68%). This put Kansas in the top ten highest combined sales tax rates in the country.

Property Taxes in Kansas – the average property tax rate for residential property in the state of Kansas is 1.33%, which is well above the national average of 1.05%.

Payroll Taxes in Kansas

Unemployment taxes usually consist of three factors. They are the wage base, range of rates, number of schedules. Below is an outline of the three:

  • Wage Base – Kansas has a wage base of $14,000
  • UI Rates – range from 0.00% to 7.10%
  • Schedules – Kansas has multiple rate schedules regarding UI

Kansas Business Entities – LLCs

Kansas has average costs in regards to opening an LLC. Here are some important facts:

  • Kansas’ annual LLC fee is $50.
  • When you register with the state, you pay a one time fee of $160
  • Secretary of State of Kansas website – click here

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