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2013 BASICS OF BUDGETING WORKSHOPS( Registrations are closed for the Wichita workshop on June 7th. Seating is still available in Hays and Topeka.)
Budget Forms (for Budget Yr 2014)
Budget Manual pdfNon-Budgeted Funds - Cities pdf
Budgeting for FEMA (12:39 min)
Budgeting for Neighborhood Revitalization(17:31 min)
Municipal Services accepts credit card payments for registration in our budget workshops and municipal seminars and for the payment of a municipality’s audit filing fee.
If your municipality is interested in paying for these services by credit card please select either workshops/seminars credit card form, or for a municipality’s audit filing fee please select audit fees credit card form.
workshops credit card form.xls (Excel format)
audit fees credit card form.xls (Excel format)
Completing the workshops credit card form:
Completing the audit fees credit card form:
For the budget year 2013, the 2012 state tax levy rate remains at 1 mill for the Kansas Educational Building Fund (K.S.A. 76-6b01) and .5 mills for the State Institutions Building Fund (K.S.A. 76-6b04).
The due dates for tax payments under the provisions of K.S.A. 79-2004 and 79-2004a continue to be December 20th and May 10th.
The following report forms are in Excel format.
Four calendars of key events occurring for city clerks, county clerks, county treasurers, and township officials. Also available, a calendar of significant dates related to Redevelopment Districts.
Appropriation bills require the Municipal Services Team of the Division of Accounts and Reports to collect fees to cover the cost of all or part of services rendered by the Municipal Services Team.
Information for your Auditor
Interest Rate on Utility Deposits
K.S.A. 12-822 requires a Kansas utility to pay interest on security deposits. The Kansas Corporation Commission has established the rate at:
- 0.18% for Calendar Year 2013
- 0.12% for Calendar Year 2012
- 0.50% for Calendar Year 2011
- 0.50% for Calendar Year 2010
- 1.00% for Calendar Year 2009
- 3.15% for Calendar Year 2008
Kansas Procurement Contracts
The Kansas Division of Purchases maintains the Procurement Contracts on the web. Although some of the contracts are available only to specific agencies, many are available for use by other political subdivisions (cities, counties, school districts, etc.).
Beginning on January 1, 2013, the IRS mileage rate is 56.5 cents per mile for business miles driven. The following table provides IRS mileage rates for prior periods (all rates are for business miles driven).
January 1,2012 - December 31, 2012 55.5 cents per mile
July 1, 2011 – December 31, 2011 55.5 cents per mile
January 1, 2011 – June 30, 2011 51.0 cents per mile
January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010 50.0 cents per mile
January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2009 55.0 cents per mile
July 1, 2008 – December 31, 2008 58.5 cents per mile
January 1, 2008 – June 30, 2008 50.5 cents per mile
January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2007 48.5 cents per mile
January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2006 44.5 cents per mile
Under the provisions of K.S.A. 75-3203(c), the governing body of a county, city, or school district may prescribe a mileage rate different from that provided by the state. If a different mileage rate is not prescribed by the governing body of a county, city, or school district, the rate established by the secretary of administration shall be the rate applicable to officers and employees of such county, city, or school district. The state’s mileage rate can be found in the State of Kansas On-line Employee Travel Expense Reimbursement Handbook . For state fiscal year 2013, the rate is 55 cents per mile for privately owned automobile.
Please note that KSA 75-3203a(c) restricts the state’s mileage reimbursement rate to the lowest rate between: (1) the IRS rate currently in effect; (2) the rate used in preparing the Governor’s budget; and (3) any rate adjustment authorized by the legislature in their approval of the Governor’s budget.
New Revenue at a Very Small Cost
Have delinquent accounts receivables and need help collecting them? The Accounts Receivable Setoff Program can provide the help and in turn generate new revenue for you at a very small cost. Visit our website at http://www.da.ks.gov/ar/setoff/ to find out how we can help.
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