February 24, 2024

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Tag: flat tax

Sen. Rob Olson rebate proposal exposes his flat tax hypocrisy

State Senator Rob Olson (R-Olathe) has said he opposes the flat tax because it gives too much relief to high-income…

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Exposing Governor Kelly’s pants-on-fire claim that the flat tax creates budget deficits

Governor Kelly’s budget director, Adam Proffitt, tells legislators that the flat tax in HB 2284 puts the state into budget…

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Nearly 60% of Kansans favor single tax rate: poll

Americans for Prosperity – Kansas (AFP-KS) has released a poll showing a bipartisan coalition of taxpayers strongly supports replacing the…

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Low-income families save more on the flat tax proposal than with Gov. Kelly’s plan

Low-income families fare much better under the flat tax proposed this week by the Kansas House and Senate leadership team…

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House, Senate leaders look ahead to 2024 Kansas legislative session

Will Kansans see a flat tax, property tax reform, and school choice in 2024? How about Medicaid expansion? What to…

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Flat tax in SB 169 is good for Kansas taxpayers

by Grover Norquist and Dave Trabert It was clear from the very beginning. Despite winning reelection on a message of…

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Gov. Kelly’s false claims in veto of income, property, and sales tax relief

It’s no secret that Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is a tax-and-spender — spending has jumped 31% since she took office…

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Kansas Legislature passes $1.4 billion tax relief bill in SB 169

Unless Governor Laura Kelly wields her veto pen on SB 169, Kansas taxpayers can look forward to $1.4 billion in…

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Kansas Reflector makes false claims on flat tax, ESAs

The Kansas City Star earlier this month deceived readers about education, and now the Kansas Reflector is making false claims…

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More efficient spending keeps taxes low in other states

Every state provides the same basket of services, but some of them have an efficient spending mentality and that allows…

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KC Star, KU prof consciously deceive Kansans on the flat tax

Tony Botello, the self-described ‘left-leaning’ brain behind the Tony’s KC blog, describes the Kansas City Star’s latest resurrection of the…

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Mississippi becomes third state this year to move to flat tax

While Governor Kelly’s handpicked Tax Council recommends adding a fourth income tax bracket as suggested by her Council on Racial…

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Senate Torpedoes Flat Tax Proposal

Senators torpedoed a flat tax bill that would have created one, 4.6 percent income tax rate. Members of the Senate…

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Governor Blesses Senate Flat Tax Proposal

Gov. Sam Brownback told Senate leadership he would support a flat tax proposal. A flat tax bill in the Kansas…

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Flat Tax Proposal Headed to House Floor

The Kansas House will consider a flat tax. The proposal increases taxes across the board to 5 percent. Currently, single Kansans are…

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