Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission

The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC), housed within the Department of Commerce, is charged with growing the creative industries sector of the Kansas economy. The KCAIC also provides assistance for film crews, including location scouting, serving as a facilitator, and lending support during production.

Historical Tax Amnesty

This memorandum provides a summary of the tax amnesty legislation passed by the 2015 Legislature that allowed individuals who were delinquent on their taxes on or before December 31, 2013, to have penalties and interest waived on all delinquent payments during a prescribed window of time in 2015. This program was similar to one enacted by the Legislature in 2010.

Streamlined Sales and Use Tax

The Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (SSUTA) is a multi-state cooperative agreement intended to simplify the administration of state sales tax systems and encourage remote sellers to collect and remit sales and use taxes. Since 2003, 24 states have enacted SSUTA-conforming laws. Kansas was the first state with effective conforming legislation.

Federal Tax Conformity

Edward PennerSenior EconomistEdward.Penner@klrd.ks.gov785-296-0733 Lindsay ArcherResearch AnalystLindsay.Archer@klrd.ks.gov785-296-4440 Of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, 42 apply a broad-based income tax. For the convenience of taxpayers and the state, as well as ease of legal application, many states incorporate substantial portions of the federal Internal Revenue Code (IRC) into their own state income taxes. ThisContinue reading “Federal Tax Conformity”