by Kay Wilson
It wasn’t a surprise to me. I knew that something was coming.
You see, I’ve heard first hand that Kawasaki is a reluctant tax-paying company. There have been several past years when the annual gathering of the Board of Equalization Hearings had representatives from Kawasaki, Maryville’s largest employer, who disputed the tax assessment of their plant. More recently, they hired a consultant, who is paid a commission on the tax savings he garners, to do the battle with the