Supporters say the measure seeks to ensure equipment used in transmitting electricity is treated similarly to other manufacturing equipment that already is eligible for a tax break.
Pizza parlors, doughnut shops and even convenience stores all could be in line for a tax break on the food that they make and sell as a result of a measure moving through the Missouri Legislature.
Mo. House held off on a tax break awarding incentives to businesses that relocate to Missouri because it may have been drafted more broadly than intended.
Firearms manufacturers looking to relocate to Missouri could collect a tax credit under a bill given first-round approval by the House.
Lawmakers in 2011 approved a tax deduction for small businesses based on each job they add.
Missourians could get a tax break for donating to facilities that provide care to the developmentally disabled.
The measure would provide an exemption on personal property that active-duty military personnel from Missouri.
House members approved the bill 142-17 on Wednesday. It needs another vote before moving to the Senate.