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Special Question On Every Ballot in Kansas

One of the questions on every ballot in the State of Kansas will be dealing with the way watercraft is taxed in Kansas.  It’s currently taxed as personal property.  A vote for the amendment would allow the Legislature to separately classify and tax watercraft or to exempt watercraft from property taxes and impose another form of tax.  A vote against it would not change the way watercraft is taxed.  Now, watercraft registered in Kansas are taxed at a rate of 30% of the watercraft’s value multiplied by the county mill levy, which can cause the average watercraft tax rate to be much higher than other states.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.