MISSOURI – Confusion Revolves Around ‘Sales And Use Tax’ With Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs found themselves inside the Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday tackling issues about their stadium — and not the play that occurs in it.

Arrowhead Stadium renovations that cost millions have left the Chiefs facing sales and use taxes that they believed they were exempt from paying.

Under the renovation project agreement, the director of revenue for the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority agreed that certain purchases would be exempt from sales and use tax. Yet almost $1 million in sales and use tax was charged to the Chiefs after making purchases for items like scoreboards, stadium signs and video monitors.

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September 25, 2019