Missouri Revenue Department
The history of the tax-cut fight between Gov. Nixon and the legislature raises questions of hidden tactics at play.
Officials don’t know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state.
The Revenue Department had issued the plate, but tried to recall it on the ground that “SUX” is obscene. Gettler presented evidence that the word has gained common usage.
A statehouse colleague of mine recently wrote about being blocked from access to a tax expert in the state Revenue Department for a story she was pursuing.