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Galloway to audit Dept. of Revenue’s issuing of tax refunds as part of Budget Integrity Series

Galloway to audit Dept. of Revenue’s issuing of tax refunds as part of Budget Integrity Series

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As millions of taxpayers continue filing their federal and state returns, many anxiously await the check in hopes of a large return. Oftentimes, that wait can seem to last forever, but Missouri state law requires the Department of Revenue to process income tax returns and send out the refunds within 45

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Greitens names PricewaterhouseCoopers partner as new Dept. of Revenue chair

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens named Joel Walters, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, as the new head of the Missouri Department of Revenue Tuesday morning. Walters currently serves the global business auditing firm’s tax leader on inbound tax practices where he helped non-American businesses operate within American tax schemes. He previously worked as the corporate finance director


Five Senate bills on economic development that aren’t right-to-work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Right-to-work has been the single-most talked about piece of legislation during the legislative session so far, but that is nearing its end. The passage of right-to-work is all but assured; during this week’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, House Speaker Todd Richardson said the bill would reach the desk


Kraus offers tax cutting legislation to Ways and Means amid budget shortfall

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, presented two bills to the Senate Ways and Means Committee aimed at cutting taxes for corporations in the state. One was supported well by those who came to Jefferson City to testify, and one was not. First, SB 16 garnered praise from business organizations around the

Release: New report shows Missouri set records for tourism in Fiscal Year 2016, Gov. Nixon announces

Increases in number of tourists, jobs supported, visitor spending and total economic impact continue to strengthen Missouri’s multi-billion dollar tourism industry BRANSON, Mo. – Missouri set new tourism records in Fiscal Year 2016, Gov. Nixon announced today during a visit to southwest Missouri’s premier tourist destination, Silver Dollar City. Citing figures from the FY16 annual

Release: Two year ‘tax transparency gap’ prevents Missourians from finding missing tax refund dollars

  An oversight in state law leaves some state taxpayers in the dark about money owed back to them JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Nov. 29, 2016) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says an audit of the Department of Revenue’s tax division has revealed an oversight that’s keeping Missourians in the dark about millions of dollars owed

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Restraining order and tax liens make the 70th district the nastiest race in the state

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Rep. Bill Otto is running for Congress, and the race to replace him may be the nastiest race in the state. Voters in the Maryland Heights-centered district have been inundated with attacks on Republican candidate Mark Matthiesen over a 2008 tax lien. On Friday, mailboxes in the 70th district were filled


Judge rules in Vescovo’s favor on tax case

SALEM, Mo. – A circuit judge found Rep. Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold, did not perform any act that would disqualify him from running for re-election. Vescovo’s opponent in the 112th House District general election, Democrat Robert Butler, filed a civil lawsuit against the representative claiming that nearly $3,000 in delinquent taxes by two of Vescovo’s companies made

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Propane association concerned as sales tax on deliveries begins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court decided last year that delivery charges are subject to the sales tax and, now that the Department of Revenue has determined rules for implementing the tax, at least one group is unhappy. In its Aug. 9 newsletter, the Missouri Propane Gas Association warns that taxes on delivery


DOR gets more resources to fight fraud

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Department of Revenue (DOR) will be getting some extra resources to accelerate tax return processing this year. Gov. Jay Nixon authorized DOR to implement overtime and bring in additional staffing and resources to help quicken the process. “Our budget is balanced and our economy is growing. The Department of Revenue