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Missouri Show-Me-Green Sales Tax Holiday

  • Mar 20, 2012 | Susan McLain

Need a fridge? Dishwasher? Hot water heater? Well, if you live in Missouri, WAIT! Missouri has declared April 19-25, 2012 as the “…fourth annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday, said Alana M. Barragan-Scott, director of the Missouri Department of Revenue.”

Purchase a new Energy Star® qualified appliance and you will “…save a minimum of 4.225 percent” off your purchase. In addition to saving on the state sales tax, many local areas have opted to participate and waive the local sales tax.  All total, “[e]leven counties, 47 cities and 16 special districts have opted to participate in the holiday.”

If you want to learn more about the Energy Star® program, click here.

According to Barragan-Scott, “Some manufacturers and dealers will also offer their own rebates and discounts, increasing the savings even more.”

ENERGY STAR®-labeled appliances that qualify for the sales tax exemption are:

  • Clothes washers
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Dishwashers
  • Water heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Air conditioners
  • Heat pumps

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”