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News : Missouri "Sales Tax" Holiday This Weekend
Posted by Randy on 2014/7/28 9:39:39 (176 reads) News by the same author

The department of revenue is offering a “back to school” promotion in which the states sales tax is waived on certain purchases.


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Friday through Sunday, the state sales tax of four point two two five percent will be waived on eligible purchases that include clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as identified by the Department of Revenue.

Cities, counties, and special taxing districts across the state are offered the opportunity to also waive their local sales taxes or to opt out of the promotion.

A review of the Department of Revenue web site shows numerous cities and counties that plan to opt out. In other words, local sales taxes will still be collected on back to school related purchases.

Those continuing to collect their local sales taxes from this area include the cities of Trenton, Chillicothe, Green City and Pattonsburg as well as the counties of Grundy, Mercer, Livingston, Linn, and Putnam.

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