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8:36 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Nixon Vetoes Vehicle Sales Tax Bill

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Sat April 20, 2013 6:48 pm

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed a bill which would have levied sales taxes on out-of-state auto, boat and other vehicle purchases. 

The Governor vetoed a similar bill in May of last year.

Friday's action marks the second time in two years he has rejected the Legislature's attempt to reverse the effect of a 2012 Supreme Court ruling.

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9:01 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Mo. Senate passes local vehicle sales tax bill

Cities and counties would be able to resume collecting taxes on cars that were not purchased at Missouri dealers under a bill passed by the Senate.

The Senate voted 28-0 to send the bill to the House on Monday.

A Missouri Supreme Court decision last year has prohibited local governments from collecting sales taxes on cars bought from out-of-state dealers or from a private sale between Missouri residents.

8:47 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Lawmakers gear up for annual veto session

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Lawmakers return to Jefferson City Wednesday for their annual veto session.  House and Senate leaders will attempt to override Governor Nixon’s veto of a bill that levies sales taxes on out-of-state vehicle purchases.

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8:47 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Mo. gov. seeks to avoid veto override on tax bill

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is pressing his case that 122,000 vehicle owners would be hit with a retroactive tax if lawmakers override one of his vetoes.