Tag: taxes

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 […]

Rep. Nate Belt Walker to run for SD 18

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Representative Nate Belt Walker announced he will run for state Senate District 18 to replace Sen. Brian Munzlinger who faces term limits. Walker gained attention in October when he suggested reviewing how Missouri contributes to NFL teams. A vocal dissident to players protesting the national […]

Buchanan County commissioner announces campaign for SD 34

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The current Buchanan County presiding commissioner, Harry Roberts, is officially tossing his hat in the ring to replace the term-limited Sen. Rob. Schaaf as the senator for District 34. “I’m a small business owner and a conservative who got involved in politics to give back to our […]

Corporate Apportionment laws may help provide the ‘stable, business friendly environment’ Amazon wants

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the deadline quickly approaches for cities across the U.S. and Canada to submit their applications for consideration for the new Amazon headquarters, many are looking inwards to assess Amazon’s criteria. Among other things, Amazon is asking for cities to “identify incentive programs available for the […]

Governor’s tax committee report targets tax credits in review of state taxes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After months of meetings, town halls and public comment, the Governor’s Committee for Simple, Fair and Low Taxes has released their report, and the results aren’t all that unexpected. Everyone knew that the committee was bound to find some areas to make changes or reductions, as […]

Commission nearing end holds mostly closed sessions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” That quote, often attributed to Winston Churchill, was the sentiment shared by former Sen. Jason Crowell while speaking about the state’s current tax environment as he advocated for changing the state’s economic development programs. “This […]

Auditor compares state performance benchmarks to other states

Auditor Nicole Galloway issues report on state performance in key areas such as health, education   Today, the state Auditor’s Office released a report examining the state’s performance in key areas such as the economy, education, and health. The report provides a snapshot of Missouri’s statistics and rankings compared to […]