Kansas State Information


What payment solution am I using?  (Not sure? Click here to find out how to identify your account)
IBA Travel Account:  Only State lodging tax is exempt when on official government travel, has a Government ID, and one the Exemption Certificates below is presented to the hotel.  Other travel expenses are not tax exempt.   
CBA Travel Account: Yes, CBAs are exempt.
GSA SmartPay Tax Advantage Travel Card Account:  Yes, includes CBAs that are exempt for lodging and rental cars only.
Purchase Account (CBA):  Yes, CBAs are exempt.

Note:  The GSA SmartPay Tax Advantage Travel Card Account will not be available until November 30, 2018.

What forms if any will I need?
CBA/IBA (Lodging) - Form ST-28G (Rev. 1/09)
CBA/IBA Travel Form ST-28H Sales and/or Transient Guest Tax Exemption Certificate (2/14)

Who is the main point of contact?
KansasDepartment of Revenue
Phone: (785) 368-8222

What are the important links?
Kansas Department of Revenue

Are there any additional information or instructions?
Application for Sales Tax Exemption Certificates

Best Practice:   Before booking your hotel, call ahead to verify state tax law compliance. If your hotel does not comply with state tax law, it is recommended that you chose an alternate hotel.

Amazon Tax Exemption Program (ATEP)
Items purchased through Amazon.com LLC, or its subsidiaries and shipped to this state are subject to tax.  However, the Federal Government may receive tax exemption in these states by Enrolling in the “Amazon Tax Exemption Program (ATEP).”

How to Enroll in the Amazon Tax Exemption Program

  1. Log in to Amazon.com and place your cursor over “Your Account” on the top right corner of the screen
  2. On the drop-down menu, select “Your Account”
  3. Scroll down to “Settings” and select “Amazon Tax Exemption Program”
  4. Upload the Tax Exemption Form
  5. Accept the Terms & Conditions, if authorized to do so
  6. Select “Upload” and complete the remaining steps to complete enrollment

Are surcharges allowed in this state?
Even though VISA/ MasterCard have eliminated the prohibition against credit card surcharges, merchants in this state are barred from imposing surcharges because it is illegal under state law.

*Updated 06/13/17