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Welcome to Municipal Services


E-acknowlegment of Audit Report and Filing Fee

E-audits - Submission Instructions pdf

How to Locate an Auditor or Audit Firm pdf

Information for Your Auditor 

Municipality Audit Triggers pdf


Budget Checklist

Budget Download Instructions

Budget Electronically Filed pdf

Budget Forms (for Budget Yr 2015)

Budget Manual pdf

Budget Transfers - Counties pdf

Budget Transfers - Cities pdf

Budget Transfers - Townships pdf

Budget Transfers - Special Districts pdf

Non-Budgeted Funds - Counties pdf

Non-Budgeted Funds - Cities pdf

Non-Budgeted Funds - Townships pdf

Non-Budgeted Funds - Special Districts pdf


Audits submitted electronically


Budgets submitted electronically


Frequently Asked Budget and Audit Questions/Opinions



Sign-up for municipal officials, CPAs, and others


Ad Valorem Levy Rates 

Annual Report Forms 

Confirmation of State Payments to Counties and Cities 

County Treasurer/County Clerk Spreadsheets

County Tax Levy Sheets

GAAP Waiver Procedures 

Information about CDARS

Interest Rate on Utility Deposits 

Mileage Rates 

Purchases Off State Contracts  

Recreation Commission Budget Wookbook

Township Disorganization - Guideline pdf

Vendor Payment Self-Service


Credit Card Payments
Fee Schedule for Kansas Municipal Services 

How to Compute the Value of One Mill pdf

How to Compute the Value of One Mill - Interactive Xls

Links to Related Resources

Links to State Agency Grant/Financial Assistance Programs
State Debt Setoff Program  

Target Budgeting Workbook


Budgeting for FEMA (12:39 min)

Budgeting for Neighborhood Revitalization(17:31 min)

Credit Card Payments

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 "workshopss 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:

  • In the first block, please provide the credit card holder’s information
  • In the second block, please provide the number  and type of registration
  • In the third block, please provide registration for workshop, date of class, and the name of the attendee(s)
  • Once completed, either fax or mail the form as indicated on the form

Completing the audit fees credit card form:

  • In the first block, please provide the credit card holder’s information
  • In the second block, please provide the number of audit payments being submitted
  • In the third block, please provide the name(s) of  the municipality submitting audit fee(s)
Once completed, either fax or mail the form as indicated on the form


Ad Valorem Levy Rate and Tax Payment Due Dates

For the budget year 2014, the 2013 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.

Annual Report Forms

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

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:


- 0.13% for Calendar Year 2014

- 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
- 4.90% for Calendar Year 2007
- 4.40% for Calendar Year 2006
- 2.60% for Calendar Year 2005
- 1.50% for Calendar Year 2004
- 1.50% for Calendar Year 2003
- 2.00% for Calendar Year 2002
- 6.00% for Calendar Year 2001


A complete list of interest rates, including the rate for calendar year 2012, can be found on the Kansas Corporation Commission website at http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/pi/interest_rate.htm.


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.). 

Mileage Rates 





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


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.

Other Resources


Questions, comments, suggestions?

Please contact us

Roger Basinger


785.296.6841 (Fax)


Rogers Brazier