Kansas sales tax guide Kansas sales tax guide


Standard rate

The standard sales tax rate in Kansas ranges for 2024 from 6.5 to 10.6%.


Reduced rate

The reduced sales tax rate in Kansas for 2024 is 2%.


Sales of tax-free products and services

Several products and services are tax-free in Kansas, including aircraft, broadcasting equipment, drill bits, drugs, and pharmaceuticals sold to veterinarians, food, integrated production machinery, public health, rolling stock, and others.


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Who is obliged to register sales tax in Kansas

When you sell in Kansas and have “sufficient activity” in Kansas, you need to be registered to collect and pay sales tax in Kansas.



Starting October 1, 2019, Kansas considers any business that makes sales into the state to have economic nexus. There is no sales tax threshold.

Merchant thresholds by state

Marketplace thresholds by state

The special rules are applicable to the SAAS business.

Software as Service Tax Thresholds by state.


Online Marketplaces

If all of your sales in Kansas are through a marketplace platform, you can not register for paying Kansas sales tax. Your marketplace facilitator pays the sales tax itself.

If you are selling through your own marketplace, then you will need to register for paying sales tax.


Sales tax payment and filing date

Depending on your tax liability, determine your filing frequency – either annual, monthly, or quarterly:

  • Annual – $0 to $6.66;
  • Quarterly – $6.67 and up;
  • Monthly – $266.67 and up;
  • Monthly with Prepayment – $2,666.67 and up.

Returns are always due on the 25th day of the month following the reporting period. If the filing due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the tax is due the next business day.


Penalty and interest

Decline to File or Pay – 1% of the tax due per month or cut (maximum – 24%).


Kansas Sales Tax Holiday

Kansas currently does not have any sales tax holidays.


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