Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: A database of personal and business tax warrants issued by the Kansas Department of Revenue.
Why you’d want it: To make sure someone with whom you are doing business isn’t behind on taxes.
Where you get it: Online at https://www.kdor.org/warrants/default.aspx.
How much does it cost: The information is free.