Local Incentives and Taxes

Wyandotte County Opportunity Zones

Wyandotte County has six Opportunity Zones, which are economically distressed areas designated for investment to spur new development. To learn more about these Zones, click here.


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For personal property, the Kansas Legislature passed a state law which exempts the property tax on commercial and industrial machinery and equipment purchased or transferred into Kansas after June 30, 2006. Learn More
The HPIP provides an investment tax credit and other incentives to companies that pay above average wages and have a strong commitment to skills development for their workers. HPIP provides a 10% tax credit that is eligible for capital investment of at least $50,000 a... Learn More
The sale of machinery and equipment (including repair and replacement parts and accessories) which is used in Kansas as an integral or essential part of an integrated production operation by a manufacturing or processing plant or facility is exempt from sales tax. The installation, repai... Learn More
The program is part of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 and is intended to encourage investment in low-income communities.  Qualified Community Development Entities (CDE) receive an allocation of new market tax credits, which they leverage to have taxpayers make Qualifying Equity Investment... Learn More
The PEAK incentive program allows qualified for-profit and regional/national not-for-profit headquarter companies that are locating new jobs or expanding existing Kansas operations, to retain 95% of the payroll withholding tax of the PEAK jobs over a period of five or more years. The company’s wage... Learn More
100% sales tax exemption on items used to construct, remodel, furnish, & equip eligible projects. Learn More
STAR bonds allow a municipality the opportunity to issue bonds to finance the development of major commercial, entertainment and tourism areas and use the sales tax revenue generated by the development to pay off the bonds. Learn More
Electricity, gas, and water consumed to run machinery and equipment to produce, manufacture, process, mine, drill or refine tangible personal property is exempt from state and local sales tax. Learn More
The Kansas Industrial Training (KIT) and Kansas Industrial Retraining (KIR) programs can pay for the costs of training new employees or retraining existing workers.  Eligible costs include:  instructors salaries, curriculum planning and development, travel expenses, materials and supplies, training aids, minor equipment, and certain trainin... Learn More
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