Kansas Phase Out of Sales Tax on Groceries Set to Begin January 1st

Alexander Dunn
December 12, 2022

Under HB 2106, Kansas will reduce the state sales and compensating use tax rate on food and food ingredients from 6.5 percent to 4.0 percent beginning January 1, 2023. The rate will be further reduced to 2.0 percent on January 1, 2024, and 0.0 percent on January 1, 2025. Kansas defines “food and food ingredients” to include bottled water, candy, dietary supplements, soft drinks, and food sold through vending machines. Kansas excludes alcoholic beverages, tobacco, and most prepared foods. Additionally, food and food ingredients will continue to be subject to city and county sales taxes.

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