Tag: State Treasurer Eric Schmitt

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 […]

Tax Cut Now Tour heads to Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republicans continue pushing for tax cuts on a national level, led by President Donald Trump, who has promised the “biggest tax cut in the history of our country.” This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country – and we need it! […]

Income tax cut starts first phase Jan. 1

Koenig, Schmitt tout the income tax reduction leading up to cut implementation JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Beginning in 2018, Missouri’s highest income tax rate will fall from 6 percent to 5.9 percent for the 2018 tax filings, and will also allow small business owners to deduct 5 percent of business […]

Schmitt calls on legislature to address pension crisis on Missouri’s doorstep

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is once again calling on the legislature to take action against the looming cloud on Missouri’s pension horizon. The Republican statewide official and former state senator appeared before the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement Wednesday morning to unveil what he […]

Treasurer Schmitt launches new website to track state’s economic performance

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt launches MissouriDashboard.com for citizens to track state’s economic performance JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Finding updated information about Missouri’s economy just got a lot easier thanks to State Treasurer Eric Schmitt. Today, Schmitt announced the launch of MissouriDashboard.com where citizens can easily track and monitor Missouri’s economic performance. The Missouri […]

Trump outlines goals for major tax reform, Missouri Republicans approve

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – President Donald Trump on Wednesday kicked off his tour to pitch his plan to bring heavy changes to America’s federal tax code, and while he discussed some of what he hopes to accomplish while making his first stop in Missouri, he didn’t spend much time going […]

Schmitt will not run for U.S. Senate in 2018, paves way for Hawley to run

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt will not be seeking the Republican nomination to run against U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in 2018. Former Senator Jim Talent applauded Schmitt’s decision, saying it a was the act of a true statesman. “I’ve thought for a long time that Eric […]

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt named to national ABLE leadership role

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt was named to a national leadership role following the successful rollout of the MO ABLE program this past spring. Effective immediately, Schmitt will serve as a co-chair of the Achieving a Better Life (ABLE) Committee for the National Association for State Treasurers. In this […]