Kansas suggests fees for filing paper tax returns

TOPEKA – The state Department of Revenue is trying encourage people to file taxes electronically by charging fees when taxpayers use paper.

Under the request, you would pay $25 to file a paper income tax return and $5 for a paper sales or user tax return.

Want your return in the form of a paper check? That will be $10 extra with your income tax return.

Secretary of Revenue Joan Wagnon on Thursday told lawmakers the fees would help offset the costs of people manually processing paper returns.

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