FOOD SALES TAX REFUND
A refund of the sales tax paid on food purchases.
If you were a Kansas resident all of 2009, you are eligible
if your Kansas adjusted gross income plus certain interest
and retirement benefits exempt from Kansas taxation is $31,900
or less, AND:
ο you were born before January
ο you were totally and permanently disabled or
blind all of 2009,
ο you have a dependent child you claim as a personal
exemption who was born before January 1, 2009, and was
under the age of 18 all of 2009.
How much is the food sales tax refund?
|If your income is:
||Your refund is:
|$ 0 - $15,950
||$84 for each exemption
|$15 951 - $31,900
||$41 for each exemption
You claim your refund or tax credit by completing the Food
Sales Tax Refund line of the Kansas Individual Income Tax
and/or Food Sales Tax Refund return, Form K-40, anytime from
January 1 through April 15. You may use one of our paperless
filing options, State/Fed e-file or WebFile, to obtain a
Forms are available from the Kansas Department of Revenue,
driver license exam stations and other places of convenience
throughout the State of Kansas. Forms may also be downloaded
from the State of Kansas website at www.ksrevenue.org, or
ordered from the department’s voice mail forms request
line at (785) 296-4937.
Assistance and additional information on these tax refunds
and credits are available from the Kansas Department of Revenue,
Docking State Office Building, 915 SW Harrison St., 1st Floor,
Topeka, KS 66625. Phone (785) 368-8222; Hearing-Impaired
TTY: (785) 296-6461. Information and forms are also available
from the department’s website at www.ksrevenue.org.
Food Sales Tax Refund assistance is available from county
clerks in the State of Kansas or from free volunteer tax
assistance programs. Contact your local Department of Aging,
Community Action Program, senior center, library, or county
clerk in your area.