Kansas City Chiefs owe $1 million in back taxes, state agency says

A Missouri Department of Revenue tax auditor red-flagged purchases the Kansas City Chiefs made and should have paid taxes on during a $375 million renovation of Arrowhead Stadium in 2009. The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority gave the NFL franchise permission to avoid the tax payments a decade ago, but a state panel concluded Tuesday that this decision was wrong.

The Administrative Hearing Commission ruled the Chiefs owe $930,000 in back taxes plus interest. Taxpayers paid for $250 million of the project through Jackson County sales taxes when the renovations were made a decade ago.

Read more: Kansas City Star


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