Kansas Supreme Court to hear ‘dark store’ case

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The so-called "dark store" debate over how big box stores are valued is now in the hands of the Kansas Supreme Court.

The state's highest court has agreed to hear Johnson County's appeal of a court decision that found the county overvalued 11 big-box retail stores.

Last fall, the Kansas Court of Appeals upheld a decision by the state’s tax appeals board, which found the county overvalued a group of Walmarts and Sam’s Clubs by about $60 million in 2017 and . . .


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