Machinery & Equipment Property Tax Exemption

A state and local property tax exemption is available for new or used commercial and industrial machinery and equipment acquired by qualified purchase or lease, or transferred into the state for the purpose of expanding an existing facility or establishing a new facility after June 30, 2006. This exemption covers:

  • Equipment used in manufacturing operations 
  • Equipment used in warehousing/distribution
  • Business machinery 
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Desks and chairs
  • Fax machines
  • Spare parts, supplies and materials
  • Semi-trailers

(Items not covered include: motor vehicles; oil and gas leases including the prescribed personal property; oil and gas itemized personal property such as drilling equipment and rigs, pipe and casing, and public utility personal property except telecommunications, railroads and electric generation facilities utilizing renewable energy resources.)

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