tax breaks http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate passes tax breaks for developers http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-tax-breaks-developers <p>The Missouri Senate has again passed legislation curbing tax breaks for developers while creating new incentives for exporters and high-tech industries.</p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:50:44 +0000 Associated Press 32937 at http://kbia.org Boone County organizations work to keep tax break http://kbia.org/post/boone-county-organizations-work-keep-tax-break <p>The Missouri State Senate has passed legislation that would eliminate tax breaks for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities living in rental properties. According to Jessica Macy, the executive director of the Boone County Council on Aging, this tax break allows seniors to pay their bills and improve their quality of life.</p><p>“This is really money that really helps offset their everyday living expenses,” Macy said.</p><p>Macy said the tax break allows seniors to support local businesses by using their money to purchase necessities, such as groceries and prescriptions.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:34:50 +0000 Jill Ornitz 31647 at http://kbia.org Boone County organizations work to keep tax break Mo. senators hear new plans for air export aid http://kbia.org/post/mo-senators-hear-new-plans-air-export-aid <p>Business and civic leaders from the St. Louis area are renewing a push for new tax breaks to encourage international exports through <a href="http://www.flystl.com/" target="_blank">Lambert-St. Louis International Airport</a>.</p><p>A Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on a plan that would authorize up to $7.5 million of annual tax credits for air cargo exports.</p><p>The proposal is a scaled-back version of a bill that failed during a 2011 special session. Other elements of that doomed package also are back before the Legislature.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:22:30 +0000 Associated Press 28110 at http://kbia.org Mo. senators hear new plans for air export aid Missouri House approves tax breaks to auto parts manufacturers http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-approves-tax-breaks-auto-parts-manufacturers <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would expand tax breaks for auto parts manufacturers.&nbsp; Ford and General Motors already have access to the incentives.&nbsp; Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:01:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 13073 at http://kbia.org Missouri House approves tax breaks to auto parts manufacturers St. Louis Co. Republican proposes business tax breaks http://kbia.org/post/st-louis-co-republican-proposes-business-tax-breaks <p>Missouri businesses and businesses owners could start paying less in taxes under a bill moving through the state Senate. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:09:31 +0000 Associated Press 11633 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 2, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-2-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>A potential tax break for business and business owners in Missouri.</li><li>A look at how this year&#39;s early warm weather affects insects.</li><li>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to avoid a lawsuit from southeast Missouri farmers.</li></ul> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:06:24 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 11632 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 2, 2012