State tax receipts beat expectations — again

Gov. Laura Kelly touted the 24th consecutive month during which Kansas topped expectations as an example of the state’s economic successes.

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August 2, 2022 - 2:57 PM

Gov. Laura Kelly is all smiles at the news that the state’s economy continues to do better than hoped. (SHERMAN SMITH/KANSAS REFLECTOR)

TOPEKA — Kansas brought in $127.6 million more in tax receipts than expected in July, for an estimated total of about $586 million collected.

Gov. Laura Kelly touted the 24th consecutive month during which Kansas topped expectations as an example of the state’s economic successes.

“That represents more money our state can use to continue fully funding our schools, improving our roads, investing in law enforcement, and expanding health care,” she said.

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