State sales tax rate6.5%
* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Kansas. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.
Download the Kansas tax rate table
Need fast access to the current sales tax rates in Kansas? Get them here. The Kansas tax rate table includes county tax rates, city tax rates, and more in a .CSV file organized by ZIP code.
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Kansas sales tax basics
The Kansas (KS) state sales tax rate is currently 6.5%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 10.6%.
Other, local-level tax rates in the state of Kansas are quite complex compared against local-level tax rates in other states. Kansas sales tax may also be levied at the city/county/school/transportation and SPD (special purpose district) levels.
Kansas sales tax has numerous local taxing levels that must be monitored and maintained on a regular basis, it is complex and time consuming due to the volume of jurisdictions.
Amazon.com owns and operates a fulfillment center in Kansas. This physical presence, or nexus, creates a sales tax obligation for Amazon and many sellers participating in Amazon’s Seller Central and Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) programs.
All businesses selling tangible personal property or engaging in retail sales must register with the state. Kansas is a Streamlined Sales Tax state. Businesses selling into multiple states may register with the Streamlined Sales Tax Project.
- Online via Department of Revenue
- Offline at a Taxpayer Service Center
20th of the month for the previous month
You’re a monthly payer by default; state reviews each account in June of every year and may make changes to frequency depending on how much you pay.
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