Nebraska Furniture Mart in KCK could win back $1.5M in ‘dark store’ appeal similar to those in JoCo

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The Kansas Board of Tax Appeals recently sided with Nebraska Furniture Mart's protest of its tax bill in Wyandotte County in the latest of so-called "dark store theory" cases. Nebraska Furniture Mart in western Kansas City, Kansas, won its appeal of its property tax bill using what's sometimes called the "dark store theory." Photo credit Carlos Moreno/KCUR 89.3.

By Steve Vockrodt

Nebraska Furniture Mart, one of the busiest retailers in the region, stands to get a refund on property taxes it paid on its Kansas City, Kan., location after winning an appeal to a state tax board.