The employment situation in Kansas continued to improve in July 2020 as the response to the pandemic continued to affect the economy.
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Articles about Kansas, its government, and public policy in Kansas.
An ongoing study reports that property taxes on commercial and industrial property in Wichita are high. In particular, taxes on commercial property in Wichita are among the highest in the nation.
For July 2020, total Kansas tax revenue rose by 97.7 percent from last July, reflecting the tax deadline postponement from April.
The employment situation in Kansas continued to improve in June 2020 as the response to the pandemic continued to affect the economy.
In the first quarter of 2020, the Kansas economy contracted at the annual rate of 3.1 percent, compared to 2.1 percent growth in the previous quarter. While GDP fell in all states, Kansas performed relatively well, with only four states contracting less.
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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.
An interactive visualization of monthly employment in the states by major industry category.
After falling sharply in April, employment in Kansas rose in May 2020 as the response to the pandemic continued to affect the economy.
Examining changes in GDP and industry contribution in Kansas.
For May 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 20 percent from last May.
Employment fell sharply in Kansas in April 2020 as the response to the pandemic unfolded.
When adjusted for regional differences, personal income in Wichita and Kansas is higher than otherwise, but growth is slow.
For April, Kansas retail sales tax collections fell by 8.2 percent from last April, and much income tax revenue is deferred to July.
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Employment fell in Kansas in March 2020 compared to the prior month, but it still higher than last March. It is unclear how the pandemic has affected this data
In 2019, the Kansas economy grew at the annual rate of 0.9 percent, down from 2.1 percent the previous year, and ranked forty-fifth among the states.
Through the end of March 2020, Kansas state tax revenues have not seen the effect of the economic slowdown due to COVID-19.
Employment and the labor force rose in Kansas in February 2020 compared to the prior month, although employment growth was smaller.