vehicle sales tax http://kbia.org en Mo. lawmakers renew efforts on local vehicle taxes http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-renew-efforts-local-vehicle-taxes <p>Missouri lawmakers are trying again to re-impose local taxes on vehicles bought from out-of-state dealers or through person-to-person sales.</p><p>The state Supreme Court ruled in 2012 that local sales taxes cannot be charged on vehicles purchased outside Missouri or in private transactions. Instead, the high court said a local "use tax" could be charged if approved by local voters.</p><p>Lawmakers have passed two measures during the past two years that have sought to reverse the court ruling. Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed both, including the most recent one last month.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 13:08:16 +0000 Associated Press 33032 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers renew efforts on local vehicle taxes Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder opposes vehicle tax measure http://kbia.org/post/mo-lt-gov-kinder-opposes-vehicle-tax-measure <p>Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has found some common ground with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p>Kinder said Wednesday that he does not believe the Republican-led Legislature should override Nixon's veto of a bill that would retroactively re-impose local sales taxes on vehicles.</p><p>Like Nixon, Kinder says the local taxes should go to a vote of the people. Kinder says he also has concerns about the constitutionality of retroactively taxing people.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:07:18 +0000 Associated Press 20664 at http://kbia.org Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder opposes vehicle tax measure