State Tax Headlines


Kansas ~ Sales and Use Tax: Assessment Based on Sampling Methodology Upheld

The Kansas Court of Appeals upheld a retailers’ sales tax assessment against a Kansas company that sells goods and services to in-state and out-of-state customers to repair and restore property damaged in disasters. A Kansas Department of Revenue auditor had used a sampling method due to the taxpayer’s voluminous, inconsistent, and incomplete records.

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Kentucky ~ Multiple Taxes: Amnesty Program to Begin October 1

The Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet has announced that the tax amnesty program authorized by the General Assembly in the 2012 legislative session (TAXDAY, 2012/04/13, S.21 ) will be held between October 1 and November 30, 2012. The amnesty program will allow people or businesses owing back taxes to pay without fees or penalties. Also, the threat of prosecution will be waived, and only half the interest owed will be due. The program applies to taxes owed to the Kentucky Department of Revenue for eligible tax periods ending after December 1, 2001, and prior to October 1, 2011.

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