Guv Kelly Right Fight State Grocery Taxes?!?

There's no sign of inflation slowing down and right now locals are looking for relief wherever they can find it.

Here's an important overview . . .

Kansas and Missouri are two of seven states that still tax groceries, according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. Kansas’ food sales tax rate is 6.5%, the second-highest rate in the country.

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced her plan to ‘Axe the Food Tax’ in November, with support from the Kansas Health Foundation, Kansas Action for Children, Kansas’ Food Bank, among others.

But as lawmakers work to reduce grocery sales tax, or eliminate it entirely, in both states, those opposed are concerned about a loss of revenue.

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State revenue lost vs resident savings if Kansas, Missouri cut food tax

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Tuesday, the Kansas House tax committee approved legislation that would reduce the overall statewide tax on general purchases to 6.3% and cut the state sales tax on groceries in half to 3.5%, a measure that would lower annual revenue by $336 million.