The Cowley County Clerk's office will be happy to help you file for these tax refunds by appointment. If you were a resident of Kansas for the entire year AND if you meet one of the following requirements, you may be eligible for a Homestead tax refund:
Your total household income must not exceed $35,700 for a Homestead refund. Another requirement for a Homestead refund is that you owned and lived in a home that was on the tax rolls for the entire filing year.
In order to qualify for a Safe Senior Tax Refund, you must meet all of the following requirements:
owned and lived in a home that was on the tax rolls the entire year you are filing for;
Your claim for a Homestead or Safe Senior tax refund must be filed by the deadline of April 15 of each year. Call County Clerk’s Office at 620-221-5494 to schedule an appointment.
You need to talk to the Clerk of the District Court at (620) 221-5470. This is not a function of the Cowley County Clerk's Office.
You need to bring a bill of sale and the previous owner's registration to the County Clerk's office. It is important to remember that those under the age of 16 must now attend a training course before operating a jet ski. For additional information contact the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks at (316) 683-8069 or visit their web site https://ksoutdoors.com/
Anyone over 16 years of age needs to obtain a Kansas fishing license. Kansans over 75 are no longer required to obtain a fishing license. For a list of locations in Cowley County to purchase visit the License and Permits section of the Clerk's Page. https://www.cowleycounty.org/departments/Clerk/LicensesandPermits
Those born after July 1, 1957 must attend a Hunter Safety course provided by the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks, (316) 683-8069.
For a list of locations in Cowley County to purchase a license visit the Licenses and Permits section of the Clerk's Page. https://www.cowleycounty.org/departments/Clerk/LicensesandPermits
Intangible taxes are a tax on interest and dividends that are filed with your Kansas Income Tax, Form 200. The information is forwarded to the county for taxing purposes. Cowley County has a .75% rate, while cities and townships can have an additional rate of up to 2.25%. Some cities and townships do not tax intangibles, while some have the maximum rate.
Taxpayers have the option of paying intangible taxes in two halves. The first half is due by December 20th and the second half is due by May 10th. If the first half intangible taxes are not paid by December 20th the taxes become due in full.
There may be special permits or licenses necessary for your business. In general, all businesses should check the zoning in their area. Each city has their own requirements. There is no zoning in Cowley County. In addition, it is important to file a personal property rendition with the County Appraiser's office for all business related property. Sales tax questions should be directed to the Kansas Department of Revenue 1-877-526-7738.