Credit where it's due, this is a good move amid hard times . . . Also, we give props to anybody willing to swing a hatchet during a press conference.
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Governor Kelly said her administration will draft legislation in the next few weeks to eliminate the sales tax on food. She said it will be for any food products sold at grocery stores, farmers' markets, and anywhere grocery food items are sold. She said her goal is to get the legislation passed in 2022.
According to Kelly, getting rid of the tax on food will save a family of four more than $500 a year.
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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly said she wants to eliminate the sales tax on food items in Kansas. She held an "Axe the Food Tax" news conference Monday morning inside a grocery store. Kelly said her administration will draft legislation in the next few weeks to eliminate the sales tax on food.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced that her office will introduce a bill to eliminate taxes on food sales in the state. Kelly posted the slogan "Axe the food tax" on Twitter. BREAKING: Just now, I announced my administration's plan to eliminate Kansas' food sales tax.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Monday that she will introduce a bill in the Kansas Legislature to eliminate the state sales tax on food in Kansas."I'm pleased to introduce a plan that will 'Axe the Food Tax' and end the state sales tax on food," Kelly said in a news release.
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