St. Clair County Proposes Sales Tax for Public SafetyA quarter of the money raised annually would go to local public safety departments within Saint Clair County to spend on their needs.
Voters May Face Tax Increase for Saint Louis ZooThe tax would go towards supporting the Saint Louis Zoo's infrastructure along with animal conservation needs.
Police Begin Campaign for $80 Million in Sales Tax RevenueProposition P will use increased sales tax to support St. Louis County Police and other local law enforcement.
Amazon to Collect State Sales Tax in Missouri on Feb. 1Amazon and its subsidiaries already collect sales tax on merchandise shipped to more than 30 states.
Tax on a Haircut? Missouri Voters Weigh Sales Tax LimitsThe proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot is a backlash against efforts in numerous cash-hungry states that have considered extending sales taxes beyond goods to keep pace with the service-based economy.
St. Louis Blues Generate Millions for CityThe St. Louis Blues generate about $3 million a year in on-site sales tax money from tickets and concessions.
Dotson, Aldermen Still Search For Higher City Cop SalariesSt. Louis Aldermen and alderwomen have plans that include raising sales taxes or taxing 911 cell phone calls.
Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products Eliminated in IllinoisThe Republican's pen repealed the so-called ``tampon tax'' on items such as tampons and menstrual pads. It takes effect Jan. 1.
Illinois Lawmakers Pass Measure Eliminating Pink TaxThe Senate approved the proposal by a vote of 59-0 on Tuesday.
St. Charles Considers Sales Tax HikeThe move would raise the city's rate to 7.95 percent.
Missouri Supreme Court: No Tax Loophole for Doughnut HolesThe high court unanimously ruled Tuesday that the Krispy Kreme doughnut maker doesn't qualify for a lower sales tax typically applied to grocery stores.
St. Louis State Senator Reads From Rapper's Book in FilibusterThe Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax bill after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about rapper 50 Cent.