Kansas collects $7.6M more in taxes than expected in July
August 2, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected $7.6 million more in taxes than anticipated in July, which was the first month under an income tax increase enacted by legislators by overriding Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto.
Brownback's budget director and revenue secretary said it's too early to tell whether the higher taxes imposed by lawmakers will raise the expected $1.2 billion over the next two years to help keep the budget balanced. Brownback aides have argued that even the debate over raising taxes dampened economic activity.
"The new tax law brings so many ramifications that it's diff...