Kansas – Tax Council Supports Internet Sales Tax Changes

The advisory council appointed by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly recommended Tuesday adoption of a $32 million tax on internet sales by out-of-state businesses and the imposition of a $30 million sales tax on digital products ranging from books to cloud-based applications, magazines, video games and other items.

Former state Sen. Janice Lee and House Minority Leader Tom Sawyer proposed adjustment of state law to compel “marketplace facilitators,” such as Amazon, to mandate collection and payment to the state of sales tax on third-party transactions. 

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by tim carpenter
december 4, 2019