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Caldwell County receives “Good” rating from Missouri State Auditor

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced that her office has issued a rating of “good” in a regularly scheduled audit of Caldwell County, located in northwest Missouri. A December 2016 audit of Caldwell County also issued an overall rating of “good.” Auditors found that controls and procedures at the Caldwell County Detention Center in Kingston need improvement. The […]

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Daviess County Collector-Treasurer announces dates and times office to be closed for holidays

The Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin will observe the federal holiday for New Year’s Day on December 31st. Daviess County Collector-Treasurer Lacey Corwin advises taxpayers that the collector’s office will close on December 30th at 4 p.m. and will not reopen until January 3rd. Mailed tax payments for Daviess County must be postmarked by December […]

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Grundy County Collector-Treasurer Barbara Harris announces last day to pay tax bills in 2021

Grundy County Collector-Treasurer Barbara Harris reports that the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton will be closed on December 24th for Christmas Eve and December 31st for New Year’s Eve. The last day to pay personal property and real estate tax bills in person at the Collector-Treasurer’s Office will be December 30th. The office is open […]

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Missouri State Auditor releases audit results of Greene County Collector

State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the Greene County Collector. Missouri law requires an audit to be performed when a vacancy occurs in a county collector’s office. The previous collector resigned from the office in February and a new collector was appointed on March 1. The audit, which gave the office a rating […]

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Missouri State Auditor issues audit report on Livingston County

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued an audit report on Livingston County financial statements for the two years ended December 31st, 2020. The audit by McBride, Locke, and Associates, LLC includes recommendations. One recommendation is that the county adopts an investment policy in accordance with state statutes and review compliance with the policy at least […]

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Secretary of State announces grants awarded to local governments for records management, electronic records and preservation projects

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Local Records Division is pleased to announce 23 grants totaling $283,584.  These awards include 17 Local Records Grant Program awards totaling $144,809 and 6 Electronic Records Grant Initiative grants worth $139,775.   “My office is pleased to help local communities in our state with records preservation,” Secretary Ashcroft said.  “It’s a […]

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Missouri State Auditor releases audit of Jefferson County Collector

State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the Jefferson County Collector. The report received an overall rating of good.  The audit found personal commissions paid to the collector were not properly reported as income and, as a result, not taxed as income. The report recommended that the county collector works with the county […]

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State Auditor’s Office notifies local government entities that recent court ruling will impact allowable local tax rates

The State Auditor’s Office is notifying more than 2,800 local taxing authorities in Missouri that they no longer have the option to calculate local tax rates using a subsection of state law a recent court ruling found to be unconstitutional. The taxing authorities include local government entities such as counties, municipalities, and school and fire […]

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Missouri State Auditor releases audit of Stone County Collector’s office

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway said today her office has completed an audit of the Stone County Collector’s office. The rating given by the audit was “excellent,” the highest possible.  “This audit confirms the Stone County Collector’s Office was run in an efficient and cost-effective manner,” Auditor Galloway said. “This is great news for the taxpayers […]

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Missouri State Auditor issues report on Clay County Collector as part of citizen-initiated audit

State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the Clay County Collector’s office. The report, which gave an overall rating of “good,” is the fourth released as part of an ongoing audit of Clay County that was initiated through a citizen petition. Previously released audits of the County Clerk, Recorder, and Public Administrator gave the […]

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Grundy County Delinquent Tax Sale generates $12,748.33 from 17 properties

The Grundy County Delinquent Tax Sale generated $12,748.33 from 17 properties sold at the courthouse in Trenton Monday, August 24th. The sale began with 80 properties offered for sale by the Grundy County Collector-Treasurer’s Office. Forty-four properties were offered beyond the third sale. Four properties sold for more than the taxes owed with the surplus […]

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Grundy County Collector-Treasurer to have extended hours

The Grundy County Collector-Treasurer’s Office will be open extended hours several days later this month, so residents can pay real estate and property tax bills. Collector-Treasurer Barbara Harris says her office in the courthouse in Trenton will be open December 26th, 27th, 30th, and 31st until 5 o’clock. Tax bills can also be placed in […]

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Real estate and personal property tax bills for Grundy County residents are “In the Mail”

Grundy County Collector-Treasurer Barbara Harris reports real estate and personal property tax bills went out in Friday’s mail. Tax payments must be received in person at the Collector-Treasurer’s Office in the courthouse in Trenton, put in the dropbox for after-hour payments on the north side of the courthouse, or postmarked by December 31st. Property owners […]