Kansas officials have explanations for low tax collections, but don't mention the same contributing factor when touting high collections.
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The Kansas budget is volatile, with rising spending and a large deficit.
For August 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 43 percent from July, reflecting the tax deadline postponement from April to July.
For July 2020, total Kansas tax revenue rose by 97.7 percent from last July, reflecting the tax deadline postponement from April.
For June 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 4.8 percent from last June. For the just-completed fiscal year 2020, revenue was down by 5.7 percent from the previous year.
For May 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 20 percent from last May.
For April, Kansas retail sales tax collections fell by 8.2 percent from last April, and much income tax revenue is deferred to July.
The COVID-19 outbreak has not only posed a severe public health risk, but actions to combat it now risk a global economic collapse, writes Michael Austin.
Through the end of March 2020, Kansas state tax revenues have not seen the effect of the economic slowdown due to COVID-19.
Kansas tax receipts by category, presented in an interactive visualization. Now with data through December 2019.
Looking at the number of government employees in proportion to population, Kansas has many compared to other states, and especially so in education.
Kansas spending is rising, and will probably rise at a faster pace.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club, a legislative wrap up featuring Representative Brenda Landwehr and Senator Ty Masterson. This was recorded May 31, 2019.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Kansas House of Representatives Majority Leader Dan Hawkins.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle. This was recorded February 1, 2019.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Martin Hawver, dean of the Kansas Statehouse press corps. This was recorded January 4, 2019.
Data regarding State of Kansas agency spending presented in an interactive visualization.
From the office of Kansas House of Representatives Speaker Ron Ryckman, here are committee assignments for the 2019 session of the Kansas Legislature.