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Filing Taxes Electronically in Kansas Makes Process Easier, Speeds Refund Delivery

Refunds can arrive faster when residents file online

TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas residents can visit Kansas WebFile to file their 2016 Kansas Individual Income Tax Returns online. Filing individual income taxes online removes the onerous process of filling out paper forms, and it is the fastest way for taxpayers to receive refunds, according to the Kansas Department of Revenue. Last year, the Department of Revenue received over 1.4 million individual income tax returns electronically.

Online filing through WebFile is easy to use, secure, fast, and allows taxpayer refunds to be directly deposited into their bank account. Paper-filed returns do not qualify for direct deposit funds.

Required for online filing:

1. Information from "Original" 2015 return or Access Code,
2. All 2016 W-2 statements,
3. Required filers will need a completed 2016 Federal Income Tax Return.

Taxpayers who file online and request a direct deposit can expect to receive their refund quicker than filing with traditional paper forms. The Kansas Department of Revenue's web refund status system, is an easy way to track the progress of refunds.

The 2016 Individual Income Tax Return deadline is April 18, 2017. Save time and file online today at:

About Kansas Department of Revenue

The Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) collects taxes and fees, administers Kansas tax laws, issues a variety of licenses and provides assistance to Kansas citizens and units of government. KDOR is committed to hard work every day for the people of Kansas; to treat our taxpayers, our employees, and each other with respect; to conduct business with integrity, fairness and civility; and to be held accountable for our efforts. We will collect taxes and fees, fairly, cheerfully, accurately and efficiently.


The Information Network of Kansas, Inc. (INK) is responsible for the oversight of the development of the official website for the state of Kansas, 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, LLC builds, operates, maintains and markets and is part of digital government firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV), which is celebrating 25 years as a company in 2017, has seen the transition of digital services from green-screen computers to mobile apps and artificial intelligence. Founded in 1992, NIC is the nation's premier provider of innovative government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible and convenient for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has a library of more than 12,000 digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state and local agencies in the United States. Among those solutions is the ground-breaking personal digital government assistant, Gov2Go, aimed at providing constituents easy, personal interactions with government. Additional information is available at

Nolan Jones, 785-296-5059
General Manager
Kansas Department of Revenue
Jeannine Koranda, 785-296-0671

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