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Kansas Angel Investor Tax Credit Program

The KAITC Program is administered by the Kansas Department of Commerce (KDC) and designed to bring together accredited angel investors with qualified Kansas companies seeking early stage investment. The “Kansas Angels” program helps provide access to capital for Kansas start-ups.” 

“The Angel program exists to support small start-up businesses […] we hope it will encourage more start-ups to apply and make it easier for Kansans to invest in promising new businesses.”

Lieutenant Governor / Secretary of Commerce David Toland

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2023 Kansas Qualified Business Application

Applications Open Now for January Review

Applications Close September 30th, 2023

2022 Accredited Investor Registration

Registration Opens February 1st, 2022 

Registration Closes November 30th, 2022

2023 KAITC Qualified Business Applications may be submitted online Now and will not be accepted after September 30, 2023 for Calendar year 2023. 

Investments made to a qualified Kansas business prior to written approval of award of tax credits by KDC will not be eligible for tax credits.

An LLC or any other permitted entity investor must provide documentation that demonstrates it was established and is operated for the sole purpose of making investments in other entities per K.S.A. 74-8132(g) 

Investment through multiple permitted entities (e.g. LLC-1 to LLC-2 to Qualified Kansas business or Trust to LLC to Qualified Kansas Business) will not be allowed. 

All the equity owners of the permitted entity investor must be accredited individual investors. 

The qualified Kansas business must maintain its headquarters and qualifying operations in Kansas for a minimum period of five (5) years unless they are a bioscience business then, ten (10) years as required by KSA 74-8136(g) and an agreement between the qualified Kansas business and KDC must be signed prior to issuance of tax credits 

Application and Registrations Fees authorized by K.S.A 74-8133(f) and are Nonrefundable 

Application review and tax credit certificate issuance requests will not be processed until the associated fees are received by KDC 

Payments – 2022 Fee Schedule

$250 Qualified Business Application Fee (companies that apply for designation as a qualified Kansas business) 

$150 Investor and Credit Transferee Registration Fee (investors or the transferees of investors requesting the issuance of Kansas tax credit certificates) 

$50 Lost Tax Credit Certificate Replacement Fee (If requesting a certified copy of a lost Kansas tax credit certificate) 

KAITC program fees are paid online at the time of Application or Registration. All fees are non-refundable.

*A 2.5% service fee will be applied to online Credit and Debit Card payments (2.5% of the total charge) 
**A $1.50 service fee will be applied to ACH payments 

Kansas Statutes
Code of Federal Regulations
Program Guidelines – KAITC

Contact our team to learn more about investing in Kansans

Rachéll Rowand

Program Manager

(785)207-4755[email protected]

Wendi Lucero

Public Service Administrator

(785) 296-6007[email protected]