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Accredited Angels Investors who make a qualified investment (Equity / SAFE) into an approved Kansas Qualifying Company may be eligible to receive a transferable Kansas Income Tax Credit for their investment.

Investors must register each calendar year. Registrations expire on 12/31 each year

Credit limits:
  • Up to 50% of the qualifying investment
  • No more than $100,000 in tax credit can be issued to an investor per company per year
  • No more than $350,000 in tax credit per calendar year.
  • Credits can only be issued to a natural person they can not be issued to a permitted entity

Investor Types

Angel Investor – an accredited investor who is a natural person or an owner of a permitted entity investor, who is of high net worth, as defined in 17 C.F.R. § 230.501(a) and who seeks high returns through private investments in start-up companies and may seek active involvement in business, such as consulting and mentoring the entrepreneur. 

  • Investment through Individual (Natural Person) Investor:
    • An Investor Summary table submitted by Qualified Kansas Business
    • Include for each investor — name, amount of investment, and amount of tax credits requested.
    • Copy of cleared check/wire from investor into Qualified Kansas Business.
    • Copy of subscription/purchase agreement, signed by company and investor.

Permitted Entity Investor – (A) any revocable trust, general partnership, limited partnership, corporation that has in effect a valid election to be taxed as an S corporation under the United States internal revenue code, or a limited liability company that has elected to be taxed as a partnership under the United States internal revenue code and (B) that was established and is operated for the sole purpose of making investments in other entities 

  • Investment through a qualified Permitted Entity Investor:

Note: Tax credits will be issued only to individual (natural persons) Owners of a Permitted Entity. Investment must be directly from Permitted Entity to Qualified Kansas Business. 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 eligible for tax credits.

  • Copy of the Permitted Entity’s operating agreement documenting that it is operated for the sole purpose of making investments in other entities.
  • Copy of the capitalization table of the Permitted Entity.
  • Copy of the individual investor’s check/wire into the Permitted Entity.
  • Copy of the Permitted Entity’s cleared check/wire into the Qualified Kansas Business.
  • All Owners of the permitted entity must register as an accredited investor
  • If a Trust, it must be Revocable; all benefactors must be listed with their ownership percentages, a Trustee is not necessarily a benefactor; the Trust must have greater than $5 Million in Assets.

Investors who are not eligible for Tax Credits:

A person who serves in the business as a/an:

  • Executive
  • Officer
  • Employee
  • Vendor
  • Independent Contractor

Accredited Angel Investors must register as such to be eligible for the Kansas Angel Tax Credit 

2023 Qualified Businesses

2023 Qualified BusinessContactWebsite
Fair Market Health[email protected]
Odin’s Innovations LLC[email protected]
TKG, LLC[email protected]
Sustain-A-Grain Inc.[email protected]
Car Advisor LLC[email protected]
Ad Astra Integrity Measurement Systems, Inc.[email protected]
PMI Rate Pro, Inc.[email protected]
Clara Biotech, Inc.[email protected]
Advisor First LLC[email protected]
iSocial, LLC[email protected]
Love Lifesciences LLC[email protected]
Heft IQ, Inc[email protected]
TRANSPORTANT, INC[email protected]
Workplace Healing Inc[email protected]
Skilled Pro Alliance[email protected]
Soft Warfare LLC[email protected]
AST Genetics[email protected]N/A
Sooth Inc.[email protected]
Rairflow, Inc.[email protected]
Evoke Medical LLC[email protected]
Marma[email protected]
SoraCeutcicals, LLC[email protected]
Blyss[email protected]
OssiFi-ML, LLC[email protected]
Steel Bridge Farms[email protected]
Kanpecia Biotech, LLC[email protected]
The Good Game [email protected]http:/
Elias Animal Health[email protected]
EAR Micro[email protected]

Historical Kansas Angel Investors Tax Credit (KAITC) Business Archive

2022 Qualified Businesses

2022 Qualified Businesses

2022 Qualified BusinessContactWebsite
Fair Market Health Dean Jargo
Elias Animal Health Tammie Wahaus
Soft Warfare LLCDenise
iSocial, LLCBob
PMI Rate ProNomi
Knowledge as a ServiceB. W. Barkley
Clara Biotech, IncJim West
Advisor First, LLCSissy Agee
Lawn Buddy, LLCSteven
Phoreus Biotechnology, Inc.Randall Tosh
Wichita eSports, LLCRamsey Jamoul
Ronawk, LLCA.J. Mellott
ConvIOT Inc.Terri Foudray
Thumbscore Inc.David Thorne
Ad Astra Integrity Measurement SystemsAdam Courtney
Axius Group LLCChuck Mellott
Greenfield RoboticsNandan Kalle
InsCyt, LLCJeff Stull
Precision Microwave, Inc.Austin Pfannenstiel
Tenfold Security Consulting Inc.Aaron Weissenfluh
OssiFi-ML LLCDebra ElliesUnder Construction
Lunar, LLCBethany White
Love Lifesciences, LLCNicholas Love
OssiFi- Mab, LLCDebra ElliesUnder Construction
Govbuilt, LLCRobert Disberger
Lelex Prime, LLCDan Scott
Livestock Lens, LLCManoj George
QuickHire, Inc.Deborah Gladney
Kanpecia Biotech, LLCMelanie Cheung
DeskSides, LLCBlish
Evoke Medical, LLCLeighton
Spyder, Inc.Nedra
2021 Qualified Businesses

2021 Qualified Businesses

2021 Qualified BusinessContactWebsite
Advisor First LLCSissy Agee
Attentive Science, LLCAlfred Botchway
Carsker,IncBrad Carpani
Cingulate Therapeutics LLCLou Van Horn
Clara Biotech, Inc.James West
ConvIOT Inc.Terri Foudray
CorrectiveTouch LLCBraden Archer
ELIAS Animal HealthTammie Wahaus
Foster Family Portal LLCPaul Epp
InsCyt, LLCJeff Stull
Kanpecia Biotech LLCMelanie Cheung
Knowledge as a Service, Inc.Brent Barkley
Lawn Buddy LLCSteven Werner
OssiFi-MabDebra Ellies
OssiFi-ML LLCDebra Ellies
Patheous Health, IncMichael Peck
PMI Rate Pro LLCNomin Smith
Precision MicrowaveAustin Pfannenstiel
Predict Interactive, IncBecky Herington
Project ContentLuke Luttrell
Ronawk LLCAdam Mellott
SOFTwarfare, LLCWyatt Cobb
TelememoryEliot Arnold
TileFive, LLCAndrew Potter
Wichita Esports, LLCRamsey Jamoul
XRepsBrandon Fuhr