Missouri- SLDC May Direct Fees from Sales Tax Exemptions to Affordable Housing

In the last three years, a new tax break has become a standard request of big developers: a sales tax exemption on construction materials. The break can save developers millions on major projects. And like other tax incentives offered through the Continue reading Missouri- SLDC May Direct Fees from Sales Tax Exemptions to Affordable Housing

Missouri – Missouri Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Chiefs In Tax Case

A multi-year legal battle has come to an end for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs won’t have to pay $1 million in back taxes to the state of Missouri, the state Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The court reversed the Continue reading Missouri – Missouri Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Chiefs In Tax Case

Missouri- Kansas City Voters Pass Sales-Tax Increase for KCFD

Kansas City, Missouri, voters approved a sales-tax increase to benefit the city’s fire department by a margin of roughly 2,000 votes. Voters approved a 1/2-cent sales tax, which replaces an existing 1/4-cent sales tax, that will boost KCFD’s budget by Continue reading Missouri- Kansas City Voters Pass Sales-Tax Increase for KCFD

Missouri- Virus Fuels Urgency in Online Tax Debate

Online retailers didn’t need much of a push to continue grabbing a bigger share of market. They got it anyway when lockdowns and stay-at-home orders closed brick-and-mortar stores across the country. Now, local businesses are trying to recover and governments Continue reading Missouri- Virus Fuels Urgency in Online Tax Debate

Missouri – Supreme Court Ends Longstanding Practice of Applying Use Tax Definitions in Sales Tax Case

On March 17, 2020, the Missouri Supreme Court held that the use tax definition of “sale” cannot be applied to sales tax cases, turning more than two decades of precedent on its head. In DI Supply I, LLC v. Director Continue reading Missouri – Supreme Court Ends Longstanding Practice of Applying Use Tax Definitions in Sales Tax Case

Missouri- Groups Seek Internet Sales Tax Legislation to Establish Emergency Fund, More APRIL 30, 2020

Before the legislative session ends, a coalition of eight groups hope lawmakers can push through an internet sales tax bill so collections could be used to establish a cash operating expense fund, finance transportation projects, and otherwise alleviate state debt.  The cohort sent Continue reading Missouri- Groups Seek Internet Sales Tax Legislation to Establish Emergency Fund, More APRIL 30, 2020

Missouri – Missouri’s Lack of E-commerce Use Tax Means Missing out on Revenue from Items Sold Online April 24, 2020

As Missouri moves to reopen the state’s economy while still respecting social distancing measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, city and county government leaders warn of dire financial problems due to Missouri’s lack of an e-commerce use tax. Callaway County Continue reading Missouri – Missouri’s Lack of E-commerce Use Tax Means Missing out on Revenue from Items Sold Online April 24, 2020

Missouri – Lawmakers Again Seek To Lower Sales Taxes On Tampons And Pads

Missouri lawmakers are again trying to reduce the state sales tax on tampons and pads. Under proposals by Reps. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, and Gina Mitten, D-Richmond Heights, “feminine hygiene products” — tampons, pads, liners and cups — would be taxed at 1.2%, Continue reading Missouri – Lawmakers Again Seek To Lower Sales Taxes On Tampons And Pads

Missouri – Union Reconsiders Use Tax

Union officials are moving forward with a plan to ask voters to consider a use tax at the April 7 municipal election.  The topic of a use tax was discussed at the Jan. 6 personnel, finance and public works committee Continue reading Missouri – Union Reconsiders Use Tax

Missouri – State Considers New Economic Nexus Legislation

Last year at this time, Missouri lawmakers introduced a couple of bills relating to remote sales tax. Both sought to implement economic nexus, requiring out-of-state vendors with a certain amount of sales in the state to collect and remit sales tax. Continue reading Missouri – State Considers New Economic Nexus Legislation