Win education savings accounts in contest celebrating Kansas Day

Win Education Savings Accounts In Contest Celebrating Kansas Day
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KANSAS – Kansas is giving away $161 Learning Quest 529 Savings Plans to commemorate the state’s 161’st birthday.

On January 29, 1861, Kansas became the 34th state in the Union. To help celebrate, Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Rogers is hosting a “Nominate a Kansas Kid” contest.

Learning Quest Savings Plan

Learning Quest 529 Education Savings accounts aim to help Kansas families save for their children in tax-advantaged 529 accounts. It will help pay for education expenses for individuals that you designate, or for yourself.

Kansas taxpayers can take an annual deduction of up to $3,000 ($6,000 for married, filing jointly) from Kansas adjusted gross income for contributions into each beneficiary’s account.

You can learn more here.

Nominate a Kansas Kid Contest

The Kansas Treasurer’s Office will be giving away 34, $161 plans to Kansas students.

The contest is open to Kansas kids ages 5 to 18. To nominate a kid, just fill out the form here. You can only nominate one student.

The state will accept submissions from now until the close of business on January 31, 2022. Then, they will choose 34 winners at random.

The Treasurer’s Office will notify winners in early February. If a winner does not acknowledge an award after 60 days, it cannot be retroactively accepted.

“No taxpayer dollars are being used for this promotion,” states the Treasurer’s Office.