Kansas City E-Tax Revenge Stays Winning

Check follow-up reporting on what will have to suffice as our feel-good moment of the evening:

Kim Huebert said her goal in suing the city over changes to its earnings-tax refund policy was not so much to stand up against taxes, but I am willing to fight for the little man. That's what I am. If me doing something can change and make something right and make it better for somebody else, that's what needs to be done.

Roughly a year after Kansas City rather quietly tried to choke off refunds of its 1% earnings tax, the Bates County woman's lawsuit has opened the door for taxpayers to recoup money owed to them as far back as 2018.

"This was my money that was being held and I didn't volunteer for it to go there," Huebert said. It was paid out of payroll taxes, and I just didn't think it was right. Its not right for me; its not right for anybody.

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