Category: Treasurer

Government transparency group applauds Treasurer Schmitt’s Missouri Economic Dashboard

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — Only a few months after launching the Missouri Economic Dashboard, State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is already garnering national recognition for his work to make economic data more easily accessible to the public. Truth in Accounting, a national watchdog group that advocates for state government transparency, applauded […]

Release: Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction earns over $185,000 for account owners

COLUMBIA, Mo — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced his office’s Fall 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction earned over $185,000 for account owners, a 23 percent increase over the last such auction. The auction was held in Columbia at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center on November 29 and 30. Close […]

Treasurer Schmitt talks tax reform on Fox Business Network

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt appeared on Fox Business Network’s Varney and Company Wednesday morning to talk about President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, just hours before the President landed for his second visit to the Show-Me State. Schmitt spoke about the reform bills, saying he hoped […]

Release: Treasurer Schmitt announces Unclaimed Property Auction will be held November 29-30 in Columbia

  COLUMBIA, Mo — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced the Fall 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction will be held November 29 and 30 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Columbia. Items up for auction include coins, jewelry, stamps, sports memorabilia and a variety of other items. A […]

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt launches redesigned, user friendly website

  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced the launch of a new version of his office’s website, www.treasurer.mo.gov. The website has been redesigned with a new look and additional features to help the citizens of Missouri more easily access information, services and recent news.   “Improving […]

Schmitt heads to Washington to talk tax reform with Trump administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has long been a supporter of tax reform, authoring two of the largest tax cuts in the history of the state. And on Thursday, the State Treasurer will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to share that message with members of the […]

Leading investment research firm names Missouri’s MOST 529 College Savings Plan one of the best in the nation

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A top investment research firm has once again recognized Missouri’s MOST 529 College Savings Plan as one of the best programs in the nation. Morningstar Investment Research assigns ratings to college savings plans across the nation every year based on cost, performance, tax benefits and more. […]

State Treasurer meets with business and finance leaders in Springfield to discuss future of Missouri Linked Deposit Program

    SPRINGFIELD, MO – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today met with business and finance leaders at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce to gather feedback about his office’s low-interest loan program. The meeting is part of Schmitt’s ongoing effort to gain insight from Missouri’s small business and agriculture communities […]