Missouri Sales Tax

On this page you will find handy sales and use tax information about Missouri.

How to use this page:

We’ve pulled in the information from all our Charts for a consolidated view by state.  Here you can see the sales tax rates and if the state has remote seller nexus rules. You can also see any sales tax holidays or amnesty programs that may exist, though these do not apply to all states.

Below the chart you can find any News & Tip item we have published that relates to Missouri that you can filter by topic. This will help you get informed on current and past legislation that has passed in the state.

State Rate

4.225%

Range of Local Rates

0.5% – 7.454%

Local Rates Apply to Use Tax

Yes/No Some of the cities and counties do apply use tax.

CLICK-THROUGH NEXUS

8/28/2013

AFFILIATE NEXUS

8/28/2013

Annual Back to School Holiday

August 3-5, 2018

1. Clothing – $100 or less per item (excluding clothing accessories)
2. School supplies – $50 or less per item
3. Computer Software – $350 or less per item
4. Computers/computer peripheral devices – $1,500 or less
5. Graphing calculators – $150 or less per item

Annual Energy Star Holiday

April 19-25, 2018

1. All retail sales of Energy Star certified new appliances (includes Clothes washers, Clothes dryers, Water heaters, Dishwashers, Air conditioners, Furnaces, Refrigerators, Freezers, and Heat pumps) of up to $1,500 per appliance

Status

Inactive

Amnesty Filing Dates

September 1, 2015 - November 30, 2015

Go to Missouri Amnesty Page
AMNESTY INCLUSION PERIODS

Applies to tax liabilities due or due but unpaid on or before December 31, 2014.

TAX TYPES AND CONDITIONS

Income tax, sales tax, use tax, corporate franchise tax. More details.

AMNESTY BENEFITS

Interest and penalties waived.

Sales Tax Holiday Season is Here

With sales tax holiday season right around the corner, now is a good time to look at how sales tax holidays work and examine the different types of holidays that states offer.

South Dakota v. Wayfair Analysis & Predictions: Sales Tax Experts Weigh-In

Sales tax experts lend their insight into and predictions for one of the most important U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding sales tax in decades, South Dakota v. Wayfair.

State Notices & Resources for Remote Sellers

Use this state by state guide to find each state\’s initial guidance on how to proceed post-Wayfair, state resources such as FAQs, and any state activity such as going through a legislative process that impacts remote sellers.

Remote Seller Resources

Comprehensive list of resources for remote sellers following the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision – including state notices, videos, articles, training opportunities, and more.

Remote Seller’s Sales Fulfilled from Third-Party Warehouse Taxable in Missouri

An out-of-state seller’s sales of products fulfilled by a third-party warehouse in Missouri were subject to Missouri sales tax.

House Introduces Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018

On September 13, 2018, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and additional U.S. House members introduced the Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018.

Missouri Localities Vote Down Use Tax on Remote Sales

Voters in several Missouri localities have rejected ballot initiatives to impose use tax on remote sales.

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision In South Dakota v. Wayfair

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case, ruling in favor of South Dakota and overturning Quill’s physical presence rule.

Missouri to Create Online Sales Tax Mapping Feature

Missouri has enacted legislation that requires the state’s Department of Revenue to create and maintain an online sales tax mapping feature on its website by July 1, 2019.

Missouri Manufacturing Exemption Includes Certain Telecommunications Services

Missouri has enacted legislation clarifying that the state’s manufacturing exemption includes certain telecommunications services.

Multistate Tax Commission Updates Its Uniform Sales & Use Tax Exemption Certificate

The Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) revised its Multijurisdictional Uniform Sales & Use Tax Exemption/Resale Certificate on January 22, 2018 to reflect two state changes.

Missouri Introduces Legislation to Adopt Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement

The Illinois Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s decision and disallowed a lender’s refund claim of sales tax paid through affiliated retailers.

Record Number of Sellers Participate in 2017 MTC Amnesty Program

The volume of applicants for the 2017 online marketplace seller tax amnesty program overwhelmed the Multistate Tax Commission.

Multistate Tax Commission Announces Tax Amnesty Program for Online Sellers

The MTC organized a tax amnesty program for online sellers, running from August 17 to November 1, 2017. The voluntary disclosure program allowed sellers to start remitting sales tax on future sales without penalty or liability for unpaid, prior accumulated sales tax in 25 participating states.

No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017 Introduced

Under the proposed House bill, a state may tax or regulate a person’s activity in interstate commerce only when the person is physically present in the state during the period in which the tax or regulation is imposed.

Congress Introduces Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 and Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2017

Introduced on April 27, 2017, the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017, if enacted, would authorize states meeting certain requirements to require remote sellers that do not meet a small seller exception to collect their state and local sales and use taxes.

Missouri Voters Pass Amendment to Prohibit Expanding Sales Tax on Services

On November 8, 2016, Missouri voters passed an amendment to the state’s constitution to prohibit the state from expanding the sales tax base to services or transactions that were not subject to sales tax as of January 1, 2015.

Online Sales Simplification Act of 2016 Discussion Draft is Introduced

The proposed legislation would implement a “hybrid origin” approach for remote sales. States could impose sales tax on remote sales if the origin state participates in a clearinghouse.

No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2016 Introduced

Taking the opposite approach of the Marketplace Fairness Act and Remote Transactions Parity Act, the proposed bill would limit the ability of states to require remote sellers to collect use tax. However, the bill failed to pass.

Software and Equipment Do Not Qualify for Missouri Manufacturing Exemption

Missouri held that a computer company’s software and equipment did not qualify for a manufacturing exemption. More…

Mailing Catalogs From Out-of-State Not Taxable Use in Missouri

A taxpayer was entitled to a Missouri use tax refund on catalogs printed and mailed from out-of-state. More…

Congress Approves Permanent Extension of Internet Tax Freedom Act

Congress approved a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, signed into law by the President 02/24/16. More…

Internet Tax Freedom Act Extended Through October 1, 2016

The President signed an act to extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act through 10/01/16. More…

Internet Tax Freedom Act Extended Until December 11, 2015

U.S. House of Representatives passed a provision to extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act until 12/11/15. More…