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Kansas Sales Tax Exemption



Kansas Sales Tax Exemption

Information on applying for tax exemption in Kansas

How do I obtain federal tax exemption?

Apply for federal tax exempt status with the IRS by submitting form 1023 with the required attachments. This is an arduous process, but if your nonprofit has a good charitable purpose, you can be successful with perseverance. After doing so, the IRS will send you a “Letter of Determination” that proves you are exempt from federal sales tax.

Is my KS nonprofit eligible for state sales tax exemption?

sales tax in Kansas.

Where can I find the list of exempt KS nonprofits, and can my nonprofit be on the list?

You can find it via the Kansas Department of Revenue website. You can apply for a Tax Entity Exemption Certificate through the Kansas Department of Revenue website.

Is there Kansas Income tax exemption for KS nonprofits?

501c3 tax-exempt nonprofits are automatically exempt from Kansas income tax. There’s no need to apply for exemption. (To learn more about federal tax exempt language, read our 501c3 Registration page.)

Kansas Department of Revenue contact info:

Kansas Department of Revenue
Office of Policy and Research
915 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66625

This comprehensive guide to obtaining and maintaining 501c3 status from the IRS includes information on how to prepare your nonprofit to apply for 501c3 status, as well as information about the forms and fees required by the IRS.

This guide overviews and includes the special tax-exempt language a 501c3 nonprofit organization must include as part of its articles of incorporation. 

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