tax http://kbia.org en Matthes proposes property tax to hire new police officers, firefighters http://kbia.org/post/matthes-proposes-property-tax-hire-new-police-officers-firefighters <p>City Manager Mike Matthes is proposing that the city ask voters to approve a property tax increase and to renew the Capital Improvement Sales Tax in order to fund Columbia police and fire departments. Matthes announced this when presenting the proposed 2015 fiscal year budget at a press conference Friday morning.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:08:20 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump 56717 at http://kbia.org Matthes proposes property tax to hire new police officers, firefighters Missouri transportation sales tax plan in jeopardy http://kbia.org/post/missouri-transportation-sales-tax-plan-jeopardy <p></p><p>A proposed transportation sales tax increase is in jeopardy in the&nbsp;Missouri House because some Democrats are upset about an income tax cut.</p><p>The three-quarters cent sales tax already has passed the Senate and needs just one more House vote to be referred to this year's ballot. But lawmakers have just five working days before their session ends May 16, and support for the transportation tax is waning.</p><p>When the House approved an earlier version of the bill in April, 33 Democrats joined 63 Republicans to exceed the 82 votes needed to pass legislation.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 21:51:28 +0000 Associated Press 52713 at http://kbia.org Missouri transportation sales tax plan in jeopardy Boonville Tourists May Pay More in the Near Future http://kbia.org/post/boonville-tourists-may-pay-more-near-future <p>Boonville tourists may soon spend more money on their visits.</p><p>That's because the city wants to increase its lodging tax from 4 % to 5 %.&nbsp; That&nbsp; move will add an additional $40,000 to the tourism fund for next year.</p><p>A lodging tax is applied only to those who spend the night in a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, or campground in Boonville city limits.</p><p>Representative Lisa McClary of the Boonville Tourism Commission said she knows how the money will be spent.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:39:41 +0000 Sara Maslar-Donar 42467 at http://kbia.org Boonville Tourists May Pay More in the Near Future Missouri historic preservation tax credits are down http://kbia.org/post/missouri-historic-preservation-tax-credits-are-down <p style="line-height:250%">&nbsp;</p><p style="line-height:250%"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:250%">&nbsp; &nbsp;The amount of historic preservation tax credits authorized in Missouri has dropped for the fourth consecutive year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Missouri only authorized $93.9 million in credits during the 2013 fiscal year. That is about a $5 million decrease from the previous fiscal year. </span></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:45:02 +0000 Alexandra Olgin & Associated Press 37266 at http://kbia.org Missouri historic preservation tax credits are down MO legislator calls for tax on violent video games http://kbia.org/post/mo-legislator-calls-tax-violent-video-games <p>A Republican lawmaker from rural Missouri is calling for a sales tax on violent video games in response to a deadly Connecticut school shooting. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:18:21 +0000 Associated Press 27339 at http://kbia.org MO legislator calls for tax on violent video games Lottery win could give small boost to Mo. coffers http://kbia.org/post/lottery-win-could-give-small-boost-mo-coffers <p>The sale of a winning Powerball ticket in northwest Missouri could mean about $10 million in unexpected income tax revenue for the state. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:48:40 +0000 The Associated Press 25235 at http://kbia.org Lottery win could give small boost to Mo. coffers Panel to review Historic Preservation tax credit http://kbia.org/post/panel-review-historic-preservation-tax-credit <p>Members of a panel created to review Missouri’s tax credits, are leaning towards recommending that the cap on Historic Preservation tax credits be cut nearly in half.&nbsp; The incentives program is popular with developers, but Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and a group of Republican State Senators say it’s draining off revenues from the state budget. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:28:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24591 at http://kbia.org Panel to review Historic Preservation tax credit Newscast for September 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-12-2012-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>State lawmakers override veto of birth control bill</li><li>Mo. lawmakers skip override on sales tax bill</li><li>Missouri House picks Jones as new speaker</li></ul> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 23:29:16 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 21075 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 16, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-april-16-2012 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:47:58 +0000 Zheng Hwuang Chia 12505 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 26, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-26-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Changes could be ahead for the Boone County Mental Health Board</li><li>A 64-year-old man killed in St. Joseph fire</li><li>New cigarette tax legislation filed in Jefferson City.</li></ul> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:31:10 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 11228 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 26, 2012