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Kansas Updates Transient Guest Tax System

  • Jul 13, 2015 | Gail Cole

 Kansas updates transient guest tax system.

Update, 8.31.2015: Electronic filing for Kansas transient guest tax is now available. Additional information.

The Kansas Department of Revenue is working to simplify transient guest tax reporting. As a result, numerous changes are under way.


Not all local tax jurisdictions in Kansas impose a transient guest tax. For a list of those that do, along with local codes, rates and effective dates, please click here.


The Kansas Transient Guest Tax Return (TG-1), for the June 2015 return and beyond, is smaller and less complicated than the old return. Look on the back of the form for a (short) list of deductions.


  • Electronic filing
  • New numbers for transient guest tax accounts

Additional information about the transient guest tax is available here.

The easiest way to manage and pay lodging taxes in Kansas and other states is to implement an automated solution. Learn more.

Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.