The Kansas (KA) state sales tax rate dropped from 6.3% to 6.15% on July 1, 2013. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 9.8%.
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. Kentucky is a Streamlined Sales Tax state. Businesses selling into multiple states may register with the Streamlined Sales Tax Project.
How to Register
All businesses can register online at the Kentucky Department of Revenue, by mail or in person at a Department of Revenue Taxpayer Service Center.
How to File and Pay
- 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.
Avalara Sales and Use Tax Products for Kansas
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