The 2016 Kansas Legislature enacted Senate Substitute for House Bill 2509, effective July 1, 2016, allowing the Secretary of Commerce to charge fees to recover administrative costs of up to $750 per application for processing and oversight of State economic development programs. These programs include, but are not limited to: Promoting Employment Across Kansas, High Performance Incentive Program, Job Creation Fund Program, Kansas Industrial Training, Kansas Industrial Retraining, Rural Opportunity Zones Program and Community Service Tax Credit Program. HB 2509 also allows a new fee for STAR Bond projects and modifies the existing application fee for Private Activity Bonds.
Additional information will be posted as available. Therefore, please check the KansasCommerce.com specific program web pages frequently for application fee updates.