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

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

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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

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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

Corlew seeks to make REAL ID an option for Missourians

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Kevin Corlew, R-Kansas City, and Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, have entered into the controversy surrounding Real ID in the state of Missouri, with a different take on the situation – why not let citizens decide if they want that kind of identification? The Real ID Act became a federal law in

DOR sets new rules as court reform takes effect

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A new law reducing the amount a city can raise for its general revenue through traffic tickets and fees became official last week, and the Missouri Department of Revenue is laying out new guidelines for local governments collecting beyond the new limit. The DOR’s move amounts to a re-write of the

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Nixon signs tip tax bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed SB 336 yesterday, which seeks to protect businesses from false personal income tax reports from employees. “Should Missouri businesses be held accountable when their employees falsely report their personal income tax?” asked the Missouri Chamber of Commerce in a statement. “A recent practice by the Missouri Department

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