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State of Kansas Reminds Citizens to File Taxes Online for Free Via WebFile

January 15, 2020 GMT

TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2020--

Tax season is officially underway, and Kansans can file their 2019 Kansas Individual Income Tax Return online for free with Kansas WebFile.

This tax season, WebFilers can expect a streamlined filing experience with help at their convenience. Agent Kay, the state’s official chatbot, will guide filers and answer their questions every step of the way.

Filing electronically is 80% quicker than filing by paper. Required materials to file online include:

The 2019 Individual Income Tax Return deadline is Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Taxes don’t have to be taxing after all, experience how at www.kansas.gov/webfile/.

About Kansas Department of Revenue

The Kansas Department of Revenue, under the direction of Secretary’s Office, oversees the Division of Taxes, Division of Vehicles, Property Valuation Division, and Alcohol Beverage Control. The current Department was developed in July 1972 through statute to combine the former Departments of Revenue, Motor Vehicles, Alcoholic Beverage Control, Property Valuation, Ports of Entry, and the Motor Vehicle Reciprocity Commission. The Department collects taxes and fees, administers Kansas tax laws, issues licenses, enforces alcohol law, and aids Kansas citizens and local governments. 

About  Kansas.gov

The Information Network of Kansas, Inc. (INK) is responsible for the oversight of the development of the official website for the state of Kansas, Kansas.gov. The portal operates through a public-private relationship between INK and the Kansas Information Consortium, LLC, to help Kansas government entities Web-enable their information services. The Kansas Information Consortium builds, operates, maintains and markets Kansas.gov and is part of NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. 

About  NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) launched the digital government industry in 1992, and continues to lead it, providing a secure payment engine and thousands of digital government solutions across a network of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, NIC is a leading provider of outdoor recreation solutions, with 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses in the United States sold using an NIC service. The Company created the nation’s first personal assistant for government and comprehensive mobile platform, Gov2Go®, as well as the innovative, data-driven prescription drug monitoring platform, RxGov®. More information is available at www.egov.com.

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CONTACT: Nolan Jones

General Manager, Kansas Information Consortium, LLC

785-296-5059

Zach Fletcher

P.I.O., Kansas Department of Revenue

785-296-0671

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA KANSAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT STATE/LOCAL TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE INTERNET ACCOUNTING

SOURCE: Information Network of Kansas, Inc.

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