For December 2020, total Kansas tax revenue was 1.8 percent greater than last December 2019. Over the six months of the current fiscal year, tax revenue is 16.6 percent higher than at the same point of the previous fiscal year.
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Kansas hotel guest tax collections presented in an interactive visualization. Updated with data through November 2020.
State government tax revenue has generally recovered since the second quarter.
In the third quarter of 2020, the Kansas economy grew at the annual rate of 34.3 percent, compared to contraction of 30.6 percent in the previous quarter. GDP grew in all states, with Kansas performing in the middle.
Compared to the nation and surrounding states, Kansas is growing slowly. An interactive visualization.
In Kansas for November 2020, the labor force grew while the number of people working fell, resulting in a rise in the unemployment rate.
For November 2020, total Kansas tax revenue was 4.3 percent greater than last November. Over the five months of the current fiscal year, tax revenue rose by 20.6 percent.
In Kansas for October 2020, the unemployment rate continued to fall, and both the labor force and the number of jobs rose.
For October 2020, total Kansas tax revenue was 7.9 percent greater than last October. Over the four months of the current fiscal year, tax revenue rose by 24.4 percent.
In Kansas for September 2020, the unemployment rate continued to fall, but both the labor force and the number of jobs also fell.
Kansas has nearly the highest number of local government employees per resident, compared to other states.
Looking at the number of state government employees in proportion to population, Kansas has many compared to other states.
In the second quarter of 2020, the Kansas economy contracted at the annual rate of 30.3 percent, compared to contraction of 3.5 percent in the previous quarter. While GDP fell in all states, Kansas performed better than most, ranking nineteenth.
For September 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 2.0 percent from last September. Over the three months of the current fiscal year, tax revenue rose by 29.7 percent.
Kansas officials have explanations for low tax collections, but don't mention the same contributing factor when touting high collections.
Charts of Kansas school spending presented in different forms.
The employment situation in Kansas rose continued to improve in August 2020 as the response to the pandemic continued to affect the economy.
The Kansas budget is volatile, with rising spending and a large deficit.