Kansas Income Tax Calculator

Estimate your Kansas income tax burden

Updated for 2024 tax year on Feb 16, 2024

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Kansas state taxes

Quick Kansas tax facts

  • State income tax: 3.1% to 5.7%
  • State sales tax: 6.5%
  • Property tax: 1.37%
  • Gas tax: 24 cents per gallon
  • Tobacco tax: $1.29 per pack of 20 cigarettes
  • Insurance premium tax: 2%
Kansas United States

From Wikipedia

Kansas income taxes

Kansas state income tax rates are bracketed, ranging from 3.1% to 5.7%.

Kansas employers contribute to the state’s payroll taxes, covering unemployment insurance. This tax is variable, typically ranging from 0.10% to 7.4%, contingent on an employer’s “experience rating”, which essentially is a track record of layoffs.

The state standard deduction for a single filer in Kansas is $3,500, while joint filers have a standard deduction of $8,000. Furthermore, each taxpayer and dependent is eligible for a $2,250 exemption unless their federal adjusted gross income exceeds certain thresholds.

Calculate your income tax in Kansas

Calculating your Kansas state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our Federal income tax calculator:

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Work out your adjusted gross income [Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income]
  3. Calculate your state taxable income [Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income]
  4. Figure out your state/local tax liability [State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability]

State income tax brackets

Each filer type has different progressive tax rates. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2023
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $15,000 3.10%
$15,000 – $30,000 5.25%
$30,000+ 5.70%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $30,000 3.10%
$30,000 – $60,000 5.25%
$60,000+ 5.70%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2023 Single $4,375
Married, Filing Jointly $10,000
Married, Filing Separately $5,000
Head of Household $7,500
2022
2021
Single $3,500
Married, Filing Jointly $8,000
Married, Filing Separately $4,000
Head of Household $6,000
2020 Single $3,000
Married, Filing Jointly $7,500
Married, Filing Separately $3,750
Head of Household $5,500

State exemptions

There is state-level exemptions for all type of filers and dependents. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount
2023
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$2,250
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $4,500
Dependent(s) $2,250

Kansas sales tax

Sales tax in Kansas has a state base rate of 6.5%. However, with local jurisdiction additions, the total sales tax can range from 7.5% to a hefty 11.5% in some areas, affecting both goods and services.

Kansas property tax

Property tax in the Sunflower State has a median rate of 1.37% of a home’s assessed value, which places Kansas on the higher end of the spectrum nationally.

Kansas capital gains tax

Kansas treats capital gains as regular income, so they’re subject to the same rates of the state income tax, which ranges up to 5.7%.

Kansas gas tax

Drivers in Kansas pay a gas tax of 24 cents per gallon.

Kansas tobacco tax

Tobacco consumers in Kansas pay $1.29 per pack of 20 cigarettes.

Kansas insurance tax

Most insurance lines in Kansas attract a 2% tax on premiums.

FAQs

How do I calculate my Kansas income tax?

Following the six steps before to determine your Kansas state income tax:

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income
  3. Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income
  4. State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability

How much is $57000 a year after taxes in Kansas?

With an annual wage of $57,000, a single filer will have a income tax of $11,732.38 and take home $45,267.62.