Kansas City 1% Earnings Tax-Does It Apply To Me?
Most people in the Kansas City metro know that if you work in Kansas City, MO your employer will withhold a 1% tax along with your normal withholdings. What many people are unaware of, however, is that if you live in Kansas City, MO you owe that 1% regardless of where you work. When you move to Kansas City, there is no notification that you owe the tax. Most do-it-yourself tax programs, such as Turbo Tax, do not include the Kansas City return. If you don’t work in the downtown area, you may be completely unaware that the tax applies to you.