Lawmaker Proposes Funding Soccer Stadium With Sales TaxIt would go before St. Louis City and County voters. Raise up to $100 million.
Lawsuit Accuses St. Louis County of Sales Tax HoardingIn addition to St. Louis County, the suit also names County Executive Steve Stenger and County Director of the Department of Revenue Gregory Quinn as defendants.
Walgreens' Buy Out of Rite Aid Could Mean Lower Prices EverywhereRetail analyst Burt Flickinger says the deal puts additional pressure on the big stores to keep their drug prices low.
Illinois Opts Out of Back-to-School Sales Tax HolidayIllinois had its last summer sales tax holiday in 2010. It won't be among the nearly 20 states offering them this season.
Chesterfield Aims to Shake Up County Sales Tax StructureWhen you buy something in a St. Louis County city, the sales taxes either go straight to that city or to a pool that all cities in the county share. Chesterfield, at its founding, decided to be a pool city - a decision it now regrets.
Court Date and Ground-Breaking Now Scheduled for Loop TrolleySupporters of the Loop Trolley announce plans for a ground-breaking, just as opponents announce they have a date in federal court they hope will stop the project.
Transportation Tax Opponents Voice ConcernsThey say Amendment 7 lets over-the-road truckers off the hook for tearing up Missouri roads.
Missouri Transportation Sales Tax Plan in JeopardyA proposed transportation sales tax that had appeared headed for the ballot now is in jeopardy of failing in the Missouri House, a potential casualty of a successful Republican push to cut income taxes.
House Passes Bill Exempting Gyms From Sales TaxThe Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes, with lawmakers contending the state's tax laws have been applied in ways never intended.
Mo. House Endorses Penny Sales Tax for RoadsMissouri voters would be asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to fund roads, bridges and other modes of transportation under a measure endorsed Tuesday by the state House.
St. Clair County Faces Tax Increase to Renovate JailSt. Clair County residents face a possible tax increase in efforts to renovation the county jail.
Tax Increase To Fix Missouri Roads Might Be On November BallotA proposed constitutional amendment would put a one-cent sales tax on the November ballot.