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By John Hanna
AP Political Writer 

Kansas collects $72M more in taxes than expected in June

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected $72 million more in taxes than anticipated in June, ending its budget year with a dose of good news just ahead of an income tax increase meant to keep the state operating in the black.

The Department of Revenue reported that the state took in $609 million in taxes last month, 13.5 percent more than the official projection of $537 million. The state's tax collections through May were in line with a fiscal forecast issued the month before, and the state collected $5.82 billion during its 2017 fiscal year, 1.3 percent more than anticipated.

The surplus in...



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