Kansas City, Mo., collected roughly $180 million in earnings taxes from individuals last year. If the earnings tax falls under a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, it may affect the city. City Hall (shown) may argue the earnings tax isn’t really a state tax, and therefore doesn’t fall under the court’s ruling.
Kansas City, Mo., collected roughly $180 million in earnings taxes from individuals last year. If the earnings tax falls under a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, it may affect the city. City Hall (shown) may argue the earnings tax isn’t really a state tax, and therefore doesn’t fall under the court’s ruling. File photo
Kansas City, Mo., collected roughly $180 million in earnings taxes from individuals last year. If the earnings tax falls under a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, it may affect the city. City Hall (shown) may argue the earnings tax isn’t really a state tax, and therefore doesn’t fall under the court’s ruling. File photo

Supreme Court ruling could mean millions in lost revenue for Kansas and Kansas City

May 27, 2015 06:28 PM