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Kansas tax collections slightly better than expected in July


August 2, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is reporting that its tax collections were slightly higher than expected in July.

The Department of Revenue said Thursday that the state collected $496 million in taxes last month when its official revenue forecast predicted $494 million. The $2 million difference was a surplus of 0.4%.

It was the first month of the state's 2020 budget year. During the 2019 budget year, the state's tax collections of almost $7.5 billion were $191 million more than expected, for a surplus of 2.6%.

Tax collections have exceeded expectations 25 of the past 26 months.

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