Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 220338    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Special Action Status: Passed
File created: 4/12/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 4/14/2022 Final action: 4/14/2022
Title: Recognizing the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council's Tax Fraud Days of Action, April 13-15, 2022.
Sponsors: Kevin O'Neill, Quinton Lucas, Kevin McManus, Lee Barnes Jr., Teresa Loar, Ryana Parks-Shaw, Melissa Robinson
Attachments: 1. Authenticated Resolution 220338




Recognizing the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council’s Tax Fraud Days of Action, April 13-15, 2022. 



WHEREAS, adequate enforcement of existing laws requires a well informed and engaged public; and


WHEREAS, the Tax Fraud Days of Action bring awareness to the problems of tax fraud, wage theft, and worker misclassification, which rob our communities of tax dollars and our citizens of income; and


WHEREAS, we should not accept employers working in our community who subvert labor and employment laws passed to protect workers and ensure workplace health and safety; and


WHEREAS, it is in the public interest to enforce the law evenly so law-abiding firms are not put at a competitive disadvantage by unscrupulous employers that avoid their obligations under the law; and


WHEREAS, partnership between local government, community and business leaders can create safe and thriving workplaces for Kansas Citians that foster inclusivity and raise the standard of living for all citizens; NOW, THEREFORE,




That the Mayor and Council hereby declare April 13-15, 2022 to be Tax Fraud Days of Action in Kansas City, Missouri; and


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the dedication and hard work in raising awareness of the issues of tax fraud.