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Kansans had a new line on this year's state income tax form. They were told to pony up po·ny  
n. pl. po·nies
1. Any of several types or breeds of horses that are small in size when full grown, such as the Shetland pony.

2.
a. Informal A racehorse.

b.
 for the "compensating use tax" for online purchases from out-of-state out-of-state
adj.
Of, relating to, or being from another state.
 companies. The tax has been in place for several years, but most people tend to ignore it or don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)

"Don't know the trade." A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party.
 it exists. Lawmakers suggested the use tax make its way onto the state income tax form this year. And many citizens surprised state officials by admitting to making an online purchase in 2004, thereby producing more revenue for the Kansas treasury. "Certainly, not everyone is going to 'fess up to owing this," says Richard Cram (1) (Chalcogenide RAM) See phase change memory.

(2) (Card Random Access Memory) An early magnetic card mass storage device from NCR that was made available on its 315 computer systems in 1962.
, director of policy and research at the Kansas Department of Revenue. "But we have a decent amount." Cram said the state had received $344,000 in these taxes by March 22.
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Title Annotation:Kansas imposes compensating use tax for online purchases
Publication:State Legislatures
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U4KS
Date:Jun 1, 2005
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