Please read before using the Tax Calculator

The Kansas Department of Revenue offers this “Tax Calculator” as a public service to provide payers of Kansas income tax with information to estimate their overall annual Kansas income tax liability. The Tax Calculator should only be used to estimate an individual’s tax liability. The Tax Calculator is not intended to serve as an online tax preparation tool for either a federal or state income tax return, or any other return, and any such use is strictly prohibited.

There are many variables that affect an individual’s income tax liability, and the calculator does not include all possible variations. Personal exemption allowances and the base standard deduction is incorporated into this calculator.

The tax rates used in the Tax Calculator are based on the new 2017 Kansas income tax rates, but in some instances approximations may be used. Tax credits, itemized deductions, and modifications to income are beyond the scope of the Tax Calculator.

Tax Information entered into the Tax Calculator is not stored or saved on a server or your computer's disk drive, nor is the tax data stored or transmitted anywhere else.

The Tax Calculator is provided with the understanding that the Kansas Department of Revenue and its staff are not engaged in rendering any legal, accounting or other professional advice. If legal, accounting or other professional advice is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.

The Kansas Department of Revenue and its staff make no representations, warranties or guarantees, express or implied, about and assume no responsibility for, the use of the Tax Calculator, and expressly disclaim liability for any damages resulting from or arising out of the use of, reference to, or reliance on the Tax Calculator, and this Tax Calculator does not constitute written advice or opinion concerning the taxability of any matter pursuant to K.S.A. 79-3268(b).

This Tax Calculator remains the property of the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Your access to and use of the Tax Calculator is subject to the above terms and conditions. By accessing the Tax Calculator, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the above terms and conditions.

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Allowances: Kansas allows an exemption for each exemption an individual is entitled to at the federal level, therefore, in most cases you are allowed one exemption for yourself, one for your spouse, and one for each qualifying dependent

Please Be Advised

If you have a tax increase that is larger than what you expect to withhold for tax year 2017, speak with your tax preparer to ensure the amount withheld is sufficient to meet the increased tax liability.