The St. Louis Board of Aldermen is moving toward passing a bill that would ask city voters to raise their property taxes in August to pay for new police and fire department equipment.
St. Louis city voters may be asked this summer to raise their property taxes to pay for new equipment for the police and fire departments, along with other capital improvements citywide.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed plans to cut the amount of money paid by the state to blind residents.
If you were hoping for your property value to increase from last year, that’s not the case. Collector of Revenue Gregory F.X. Daly says values in St. Louis are flat.
No money available for property tax relief program.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.
The measure would provide an exemption on personal property that active-duty military personnel from Missouri.
The Board of Equalization will review its decision to reduce the market value of Harrah’s and River City Casino.
Casinos get a 50-percent reduction, while most homeowners get only 10-to-20 percent.
Voters in St. Louis, KC will decide future of 1% earnings tax.