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Kansas Income Tax Rate 2017 – 2018
Kansas state income tax rate table for the 2017 – 2018 filing season has three income tax brackets with KS tax rates of 2.9%, 4.9% and 5.2% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The highest Kansas tax rate increased from 4.6% to 5.2%, and a third income tax bracket was added this year.
Kansas income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Outlook for the 2018 Kansas income tax rate is to increase again with bracket rates of 3.1%, 5.25% and 5.7%.
Please reference the Kansas tax forms and instructions booklet published by the Kansas Department of Revenue to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. Kansas income tax forms are generally published at the end of each calendar year, which will include any last minute 2017 – 2018 legislative changes to the KS tax rate or tax brackets. The Kansas income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.
Kansas Tax Brackets 2017 – 2018
Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Kansas, we can see that Kansas collects individual income taxes differently for Single versus Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of Kansas state income tax rates from the lowest KS tax rate bracket of 2.9% to the highest KS tax rate bracket of 5.2%.
For single taxpayers living and working in the state of Kansas:
- Tax rate of 2.9% on the first $15,000 of taxable income.
- Tax rate of 4.9% on taxable income between $15,001 and $30,000.
- Tax rate of 5.2% on taxable income over $30,000.
For married taxpayers living and working in the state of Kansas:
- Tax rate of 2.9% on the first $30,000 of taxable income.
- Tax rate of 4.9% on taxable income between $30,001 and $60,000.
- Tax rate of 5.2% on taxable income over $60,000.
For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the KS tax rates and the number of tax brackets remain the same. Notice, however, the Kansas income tax brackets for Married Filing Jointly double from $15,000 to $30,000 at the 4.9% tax bracket. Married Filing Separately income tax brackets are one half that of the Married Filing Jointly income tax brackets in the state of Kansas.
Last updated: October 15, 2017