Taxes in Missouri

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Missouri is no exception. The first step towards understanding Missouri’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Missouri rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Missouri’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

Top Individual Income Tax Rate

5.4%

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State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita

$1073

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State and Local Tax Burden

9.3%

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Top Corporate Income Tax Rate

4.00%

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State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking

14

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State Sales Tax Rate

4.225%

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Average Local Sales Tax Rate

3.98%

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Combined State and Average Local Sales Tax Rate

8.20%

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State and Local General Sales Tax Collections per Capita

$602

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State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)

17.42¢

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State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)

$0.17

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Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value

1.01%

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State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita

$1039

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