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MP761, New September 2015

Missouri State and Local Taxes and Revenues: A 50-State Comparison for 2012

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State comparisons
Grichawat Lowatcharin
Graduate Research Assistant
Truman School of Public Affairs
Judith I. Stallmann
Professor in Agricultural Economics
Truman School of Public Affairs
and Community Development Extension Specialist

The individual income tax is a major source of revenue for the state of Missouri. For local governments, a major source of revenue is the property tax, but this varies by type of local government.

The state and local tax systems of Missouri are regressive, meaning lower incomeFfamilies pay a higher percentage of their income in state and local taxes than higher income families.

Among the 50 states, Missouri ranks

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