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Minutes for SB50 - Committee on Taxation

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Requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales, use and transient guest taxes and 911 fees from sales made through their platforms and removing click-through nexus provisions.

Minutes Content for Mon, Mar 22, 2021

Chairperson Smith opened the hearing on SB50.

Adam Siebers provided an overview on HB2173 with SB50 changes noted. (Attachment 27)

Kathleen Smith, KDOR provided an overview for SB50 indicating the Department of Revenue estimates the bill would increase state revenues by $42.4 million in FY2022.  Of that total, the State General Fund is estimated to increase by $35.5 million in FY2022, while the State Highway Fund is estimated to increase by $6.9 million.  Ms. Smith noted to formulate the estimates for increased sales tax authority from remote sellers, the Department of Revenue reviewed data from the U.S. Government Accountability Office that released a study on sales taxes in November, 2017.


Deborah Barnes, Staff Attorney testified on behalf of Trey Cocking, League of Kansas Municipalities as a proponent for SB50. (Attachment 28)

Written testimony as proponents for SB50 was submitted by the following:

Eric Stafford, Kansas Chamber testified as a proponent for SB50. (Attachment 29)

Natalie Bright, on behalf of the Travel Industry Association of Kansas (Attachment 30)

Pat Fucik, Director of State Government Affairs, T-Mobile (Attachment 31)


Written testimony was submitted by the following as neutral for SB50.

Michael Hale, Attorney, Kansas Department of Revenue (Attachment 32)

Emily Fetsch, Kansas Action for Children (Attachment 33)

Chairperson Smith closed the hearing for SB50.

Meeting adjourned at 5:10 pm.