Kansas farmers and ranchers who saw their fences damaged by wildfires earlier this year won’t have to pay sales tax when they buy materials to replace them under a law signed by Gov. Sam Brownback.
SB 149 creates a temporary sales tax exemption for goods and services used to replace a fence damaged by wildfire during the 2016 calendar year.
The legislation is intended to help those in Comanche and Barber counties who saw their fences destroyed earlier this year by one of the largest wildfires in the state’s history.
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