The rise of telecommuting amid COVID could quickly erode this cowtown's biggest stream of revenue. Accordingly, Mayor Q has flexed on local biz in hopes of holding onto the controversial tax.
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While recognizing that potentially doling out tens of millions of dollars in earnings tax refunds this year would create a major challenge for Kansas City's budget, Mayor Quinton Lucas won't make a rash decision on the matter. The region's largest city charges a 1% earnings tax on people who live or work within the city limits.