Missouri lawmakers will return to Jefferson City in September for a special session involving a complicated Missouri Supreme Court ruling about vehicle sales. Governor Mike Parson has announced the special session, saying lawmakers will be addressing a court ruling called “Kehlenbrink vs. Department of Revenue”, which involves using the sale proceeds of a […]
The Laredo Board of Aldermen has set its tax rate. City Clerk Ashley Campbell reports the rate is 99 cents per $100 of assessed valuation which is broken down to 69.02 cents for general revenue and 29.58 cents for streets. This year’s tax rate is down one cent from last year’s $1.00 tax rate.
Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2019 tax rate at a hearing prior to its regular meeting on Tuesday evening. The board set the tax rate at $4.127 cents per $100 of assessed valuation which includes $3.227 for the incidental fund and 90 cents for the debt service. The 2019 tax levy is […]
Grundy County sales tax collections for fiscal 2019 are down approximately $1,200 from this time a year ago in the departments of General Revenue, Ambulance, and Law Enforcement. Collections for each department totals approximately $36,200 for the month of August 2019. Total collections for the fiscal year 2019 in each department are approximately $309,300.
While all eight agenda items were eventually approved, several were decided by split votes last night of the eight-member Trenton City Council. By the end of this year, Trenton Municipal Utilities will have transitioned to having an Olathe, Kansas company provide the billing and mailing services. The change is seen by TMU officials as saving […]
Trenton city sales tax receipts are up slightly for general purposes, capital projects, and parks in the first four months of this fiscal year compared to the same period a year ago, May through August. The revenue growth is nearly one percent, in dollar amounts that’s an increase of $2,100 general purposes, up approximately $1,100 […]
On a split vote, the Trenton City Council approved a motion last night to develop plans that could ultimately lead to the possible construction of new hangars to replace aging facilities at the airport. City Administrator Ron Urton told the council Trenton has $118,000 in Federal Aviation Administration credits that need to be committed or […]
Another federal agency is stepping up to help Missouri’s severe weather victims. The Internal Revenue Service announced it plans to offer tax relief for those suffering from the severe weather and flooding following President Trump’s declaration of Missouri’s disaster areas. They are offering to postpone tax deadlines and to waive fines for those […]
In a letter sent today to Gov. Mike Parson, State Auditor Nicole Galloway asked the Governor to take action to help thousands of Missourians who are still waiting for their tax refunds, often after months of delay. Auditor Galloway referenced recent media reports in which the Department of Revenue stated more than 70,000 Missourians are waiting […]
Missouri highway, utility workers and emergency responders will be safer as a result of legislation signed into law today by Gov. Mike Parson. House Bill 499, also known as “Lyndon’s Law,” authorizes the Missouri Department of Revenue to revoke the driver’s license of anyone who hits a highway or utility worker in a work zone […]
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget. Secretary Robin Griswold reports projected revenues are $971,486 and anticipated expenditures are $966.758.72, which leaves a projected surplus of $4,727.28. Amendments were approved to the 2018-2019 budget to match actual revenues and expenditures. The board accepted Hillside Construction to complete building repairs for the basement […]