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Kansas Income Tax Rates and Examples

State of Kansas withholding tax rates will be used for all paychecks dated January 1, 2015 and later. The Kansas withholding allowance amount is $2,250.00.

You can use Modeling My Paycheck (Excel) or the Paycheck Calculator from paycheckcity.com to figure your withholding, or Kansas withholding tax is computed as follows:

Compute the Kansas withholding tax Base
Computation StepsExample:
Single & One Allowance
Example: Married & Two Allowances
1. Biweekly gross salary less tax sheltered amounts$1,000.00$1,000.00
2. Multiply by 26 to get the annual taxable wagex26x26
 __________________
 $26,000.00$26,000.00
3. Multiply the number of allowances claimed on Form K-4 (also shown on paychecks stubs) by $2250.00.- $2,250.00- $4,500.00
4. Kansas withholding tax base (SWTB)$23,750.00$21,500.00

Using the Kansas withholding tax base (SWTB) determined in the table above, compute the Kansas withholding tax from one of the following tables.

Income Tax to be Withheld for a Single Person
Wages Less Withholding AllowanceIncome Tax to be Withheld
OverBut Not Over  Of Excess Over
$0.00$3,000.00$0.00 $0.00
$3,000.00$18,000.00$0.00PLUS 2.70%$3,000.00
$18,000.00Over$405.00PLUS 4.6%$18,000.00

Divide the result by 26 to obtain the amount of Kansas tax to be withheld from the paycheck each pay period.


Income Tax to be Withheld for a Married Person
Wages Less Withholding AllowanceIncome Tax to be Withheld
OverBut Not Over  Of Excess Over
$0.00$6,000.00$0.00 $0.00
$6,000.00$36,000.00$0.00PLUS 2.70%$6,000.00
$36,000.00Over$810.00PLUS 4.6%$36,000.00

Divide the result by 26 to obtain the amount of Kansas tax to be withheld from the paycheck each pay period.