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Property Tax Refunds 

 

State property tax refunds may be available (K.S.A. 79-1448) on single-family, owner-occupied residences that increase 75% or more.

house made out of moneyIf the final determination of an appeal still indicates the value has still increased over 75%, property owners can submit the notice of value, final determination of value and proof of taxes paid to the Department of Revenue.

They would also need to indicate the property is in fact a single-family residential property. While the property owner must still pay the property taxes locally, the state believes they can process the state refund within about 30 days of receiving proof that all the criteria for a refund is met.


K.S.A. 79-4530

Chapter 79.--TAXATION

Article 45.--HOMESTEAD PROPERTYTAX REFUNDS

K.S.A. 79-4530. Refund of property tax imposed on certain residential property, when:

(a.)  Whenever the appraised valuation of any single-family owner-occupied residential real property established for property taxation purposes exceeds by 75% or more the appraised valuation of such property for such purposes established for utilization for the next preceding taxable year, and if such increase is not due to such property being improved, a portion of the property tax attributable to such increase shall be refunded to the taxpayer as provided by this section.

(b.)  Any person who qualifies for a refund pursuant to the provisions of subsection (a) and has completed an appeal pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1448, and amendments thereto, from the appraised valuation established for such residential real property may apply for a refund of property tax to the division of taxation of the department of revenue. For the taxable year for which such increase is established, the amount of such refund shall be equal to 80% of the property tax attributable to such increase; for the taxable year next succeeding the taxable year for which such increase is established, the amount of such refund shall be equal to 50% of the property tax attributable to such increase; and for the second taxable year succeeding the taxable year for which such increase is established, the amount of such refund shall be equal to 25% of the property tax attributable to such increase.

(c.)  The secretary of revenue shall adopt rules and regulations necessary to effectively implement the provisions of this section, and shall devise forms necessary for the implementation of this section.

(d.)  The provisions of this section shall be applicable to all taxable years commencing after December 31, 1996.

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County Annex 8:00 am to 5:00 pm County Appraiser P: (913) 573-8400
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