Kansas sales tax

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Kansas state sales tax rate

6.5%
Base state sales tax rate 6.5%
Local rate range 0%-4.1%
Total rate range 6.5%-10.6%

* Due to varying local sales tax rates, we strongly recommend using our Kansas sales tax calculator to determine the exact sales tax rate for your location.

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Kansas sales tax information

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.

Kansas Sales Tax Rate Guide

Kansas sales tax guide for businesses

Our free, online guide covers all aspects of managing Kansas sales tax compliance. Topics include:

  • Business registration
  • Collecting sales tax
  • Filing sales tax returns
  • State nexus obligations
  • And more!

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Kansas sales tax calculator

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Why can't I just use the ZIP code?

  • There are often multiple sales tax rates per ZIP code, county, and city.
  • ZIP codes often overlap, or become subsets of other ZIP codes, or represent no geographic region at all.
  • ZIP codes aren't stable. In any given year, the USPS makes numerous boundary changes to ZIP code areas.

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What do these tax rates mean?

  • The combined tax rate is the total sales tax rate of the jurisdiction for the address you submitted.

  • The jurisdiction breakdown shows the different sales tax rates making up the combined rate.

  • While most taxable products are subject to the combined sales tax rate, some items are taxed differently at state and local levels. Be sure to apply the correct sales tax rate to your sale.

The rates presented are current for the date and time you submitted the address, but may change at any time with new tax legislation.

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How to use this sales tax rate

  1. Determine who's responsible to collect and remit the sales tax amount. 

  2. Determine if your product or service is taxable in the responsible party’s jurisdictions.

  3. Apply the sales tax rate shown above to your taxable product or service’s value.

Kansas sales tax resources

Kansas sales tax rate changes

Need to know which sales tax rates in Kansas are changing? Check out our tax rate change tracker for details.

Kansas sales tax quick reference guide

This one-page guide to Kansas sales tax covers collection, filing, and due dates. Think of it as your compliance cheat-sheet.