|Registration Questions:||(620) 672-5911|
|Boating Registration Website:||http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/news/Boating/Registering-Your-Boat|
|State Tax Department Website:||http://www.ksrevenue.org/|
|Registration Grace Period (Days):||60 days|
|Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:||5.3%|
|Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:||Yes|
|State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:||Yes|
|Boat Titles Issued:||No|
|Notes:||Local sales and use tax also apply. Sales between private individuals may be exempt from sales tax, review state registration and revenue departments' web sites for more information.|
The Kansas Legislature will be in session from 1/14/13 to 5/30/13 in Topeka. Keep an eye out for local boating legislation at www.kslegislature.org.
HB 2244 would reduce the assessment rate on watercraft to 20.0 percent of its fair market value in tax year 2014, 10.0 percent in tax year 2015, and would exempt watercraft from property taxation in tax year 2016 and each future tax year.