Anita Gorman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en KC leaders file lawsuit over Mo. earnings tax http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kc-leaders-file-lawsuit-over-mo-earnings-tax <p>Several civic leaders from Kansas City have gone to court challenging a voter-approved state law on municipal earnings taxes.</p><p>The ballot measure approved last November requires Kansas City and St. Louis to ask voters every five years to renew the city earnings taxes. The two communities are Missouri&#39;s only cities with local earnings taxes.</p><p>A lawsuit filed Monday in Cole County Circuit Court contends the Kansas City charter authorizes the local earning tax and does not require the periodic renewal vote.</p> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:06:04 +0000 The Associated Press 1730 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org KC leaders file lawsuit over Mo. earnings tax