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Missouri Sales Tax Rate Changes, July 2015

 Local rate changes take effect in Missouri on July 1, 2015.

Many local sales and use tax rate changes will take effect in Missouri on July 1, 2015.

County changes

Atchison County is extending the ¼% county capital improvements sales and use tax. The change affects the following localities:

  • Atchison County
  • Fairfax
  • Langdon
  • Phelps City
  • Rock Port
  • Tarkio
  • Watson
  • Westboro

Cape Girardeau County is imposing a local option use tax in addition to the existing local county sales tax. Both are 1%. The change impacts the following localities:

  • Cape Girardeau County
  • Allenville
  • Appleton
  • Burfordville
  • Cape Girardeau
  • Cape Girardeau Downtown CID
  • Cape Girardeau Town Plaza CID
  • Daisy
  • Delta
  • Dutchtown
  • Friedheim
  • Fruitland
  • Gordonville
  • Jackson
  • Millersville
  • New Wells
  • Oak Ridge
  • Old Appleton
  • Pocahontas
  • Scott City
  • Shawneetown
  • Whitewater

Holt County is eliminating its ½% county sales and use tax, impacting the following localties:

  • Holt County
  • Bigelow
  • Big Lake (Village)
  • Corning
  • Craig
  • Forest City
  • Fortescue
  • Maitland
  • Mound City
  • New Point
  • Oregon

Lawrence County is decreasing its county sales and use tax from ½% to 1/8%, impacting the following localties:

  • Lawrence County
  • Aurora
  • Bowers Mill
  • Freistatt
  • Halltown
  • Hoberg
  • Marionville
  • Miller
  • Monette
  • Mount Vernon
  • Pierce City
  • Round Grove
  • Stott’s City
  • Verona

Washington County is extending the existing ½% county sales tax for E-911 to sales of domestic utilities. Only domestic utility rates in the following are increasing:

  • Washington County
  • Washington County Bourbon Fired Protection District
  • Washington County Sullivan Fire Protection District
  • Belgrade
  • Cadet
  • Caledonia
  • Courtois
  • Irondale
  • Mineral Point
  • Old Mines
  • Potosi
  • Richwoods
  • Tiff

City changes

  • Buffalo is eliminating the ½% city capital improvements sales tax.
  • California (Missouri) is imposing a local option use tax of 1 ½% (same as city sales tax rate).
  • Concordia is expiring the ¼% city capital improvements sales tax, which also applies to sales of domestic utilities.
  • Ferrelview will extend the 1% city sales tax to sales of domestic utility rates.
  • Hannibal will impose a local option use tax of 2 ¼%, same as the city sales tax.
  • Houston (Missouri) will extend the current ¼% city public mass transportation sales tax.
  • Joseph is imposing a local option use tax of 2 7/8% same as the city sales tax. This also impacts the city’s various community improvement districts.

Community Improvement District changes

There are numerous community improvement district changes. Please see the Missouri Department of Revenue for these and additional sales tax rate change and use tax rate change information – including local food tax rates, domestic utility rates, and manufacturing exemption rates.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.