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Chesterfield Aims to Shake Up County Sales Tax Structure

When 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.

03/26/2015

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Mo. Senate Panel Endorses Penny Transportation Tax

The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.

04/18/2014

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Missouri Revenues Up 2 Percent over Last Year

A new report shows Missouri revenues were up slightly as the state reached the two-thirds mark of its budget year.

03/04/2014

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Gov. Nixon: Why Missouri’s Better Than Texas

Missouri’s chief executive heads to Twitter in response to Rick Perry’s business recruiting ads.

08/24/2013

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Illinois Gas Stations Accused Of Skimming Sales Taxes

Chicago Tribune report says 651 operators have cheated the state.

09/24/2011

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