Kansas collected $6M more in taxes than expected in August
September 5, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is reporting that it collected $6 million more in taxes in August than expected to extend its longest streak of better-than-anticipated revenues in at least 50 years.
The state Department of Revenue reported Monday that tax collections were $494 million last month. The state's official forecast had predicted $488 million.
The monthly surplus was 1.3 percent.
It was the 15th consecutive month that tax collections have been better than forecast. An AP spreadsheet compiled from monthly reports shows the state hasn't seen such a long streak since at least February 1...