Tax Clearance Request Information

What is a Tax Clearance?

A Certificate of Tax Clearance is a comprehensive review to determine and ensure that the applicant account is in current compliance with all applicable

The status of, and information pertaining to a tax clearance is subject to change(s), which may arise as a result of a State Tax Audit, Federal Revenue Agent Report, or other lawful adjustment(s).

A State Tax Clearance should not be confused with a Letter of Good Standing which is an unrelated document issued by the Kansas Secretary of State's office.

Additional Tax Clearance Information

Obtain a State of Kansas Tax Clearance

Please Note:

  • Tax clearance requests may be denied if the request is incomplete or incorrect information provided.
  • All tax clearance requests must be submitted using the online application.
  • If applying for a Special Events tax clearance use form CM-21
  • If you are unable to print the Kansas Department of Revenue tax clearance form CM-21 (Adobe Acrobat required), you can request a copy of the forms by calling:
    • 316-337-6167 - for Western Kansas events
    • 913-631-0296 extension 202 - for Eastern Kansas events

Tax Clearance information will only be released to the following:

Individual Information

  • The individual taxpayer themselves
  • An individual who has notarized authorization from the taxpayer to request and receive tax information. (Please provide a copy. Cannot use online application.)
  • An individual who has statutory authority or legal power of attorney to request and receive tax information for the taxpayer. (Please provide a copy. Cannot use online application.)
  • Power of Attorney Form

Business Information

  • The business owner
  • A corporate officer, office manager, or other appointed official of the company
  • An individual who has notarized authorization from the business owner or officer to request and receive tax information. (Please provide a copy. Cannot use online application.)
  • An individual who has statutory authority or legal power of attorney to request and receive tax information on behalf of the business. (Please provide a copy. Cannot use online application.)

Any additional questions can be directed to: