tax http://kbia.org en 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