Kansas – Repeal of Food Tax Rebate and Credit

SALT Report 1605 – The Kansas Department of Revenue reminds taxpayers that due to recently passed legislation the refund of sales tax paid for food expires at the end of the 2012 tax year. ┬áHouse Bill 2117 provides that as of January 1, 2013, the food sales tax refund statutes found in K.S.A. 79-3633 through 79-3639 are repealed.
Through the end of 2012, the refund will be available to individuals:
  • Who reside in Kansas the entire year
  • Whose household income is less than $35,401
  • Who are 55 years of age or older
  • Who are totally and permanently disabled or blind, or
  • Who have a dependent under the age of 18 living with them the entire year
Claims for the 2012 year should be made on the 2012 individual income tax return filed in 2013.
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