Missouri – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 Thru August 4, 2019

By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as defined by the statute, are exempt from Continue reading Missouri – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 Thru August 4, 2019

MISSOURI – Blue Springs, Internet Use Tax Collections

The state of Missouri is collecting an internet use tax online, leaving the local residents and officials of Blue Springs, MO wondering how they will recover this loss of revenue. The city’s 1 percent sales tax remains its largest general Continue reading MISSOURI – Blue Springs, Internet Use Tax Collections

Missouri – Former Operator Of Pizza Place In Joplin Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Maaria Nyazee pleads guilty and is sentenced today for tax fraud. She owned Redbrick Pizza (Brick Two, LLC) when it operated inside the Northpark Mall in Joplin, Missouri.  The pizza place closed in March of 2017. According to court documents, Continue reading Missouri – Former Operator Of Pizza Place In Joplin Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Missouri – City Hoping For Internet Sales Tax

St. Joseph continues to see dwindling sales tax revenue increases, but the State Legislature could help provide an increase in those revenues, which city leaders are hoping for. Sales tax makes up 27 percent of the city’s annual income, and Continue reading Missouri – City Hoping For Internet Sales Tax

Missouri – State Website Offers Use Tax Answers

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Maryville voters approved a use tax last week, but some still had questions about how it would function. One of the most common questions posed on The Forum’s Facebook page both before and after the election was Continue reading Missouri – State Website Offers Use Tax Answers

Missouri – Legislators Eyeing Tax On Internet Purchases

Local businesses would undoubtedly bring in more money if they didn’t have to pay taxes, but legally they can’t do that. However, sometimes those local businesses are competing against big online retailers who do get that advantage. If the ground Continue reading Missouri – Legislators Eyeing Tax On Internet Purchases

Missouri – Use Tax Unofficially Passes On Second Ballot Attempt

The use tax was unofficially approved by voters April 2. The tax will place a 2.375% sales tax on any online out-of-state purchases. The tax originally appeared on the November ballot and was rejected by voters. In 2016, the Department Continue reading Missouri – Use Tax Unofficially Passes On Second Ballot Attempt

Missouri – Maryville Voters Will Decide On Use Tax In April

(MARYVILLE, Mo.)— The Use Tax failed in November 2018, but the Maryville City Council elected to put the issue back on the ballot in April. The Use Tax essentially allows for the local sales tax rate (2.375 percent) to be Continue reading Missouri – Maryville Voters Will Decide On Use Tax In April

Missouri – Who’s Charging Us Sales Taxes? Attempt To Make A Missouri Tax Map Meets Confusion, Resistance

JEFFERSON CITY • A team of state tax experts is in the midst of creating an online map showing sales tax information for every taxing body in Missouri. But according to data compiled by the Missouri Department of Revenue, 578 of Continue reading Missouri – Who’s Charging Us Sales Taxes? Attempt To Make A Missouri Tax Map Meets Confusion, Resistance

Missouri – Politically Speaking: Rep. Christofanelli On Internet Sales Tax, Charter Schools And Clean Missouri

State Rep. Phil Christofanelli joins Politically Speaking for the first time to talk about some of his key priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The second-term Republican lawmaker represents Missouri’s 105th House District, which takes in portions of St. Charles Continue reading Missouri – Politically Speaking: Rep. Christofanelli On Internet Sales Tax, Charter Schools And Clean Missouri