Sales Tax Rate In $locality Missouri 2024 Kansas City, Missouri Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Kansas City



2024 Kansas City sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Missouri State Sales Tax 4.23%
Platte County Sales Tax 1.38%
Kansas City Sales Tax 3.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 8.60% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Kansas City, Missouri sales tax is 8.60% , consisting of 4.23% Missouri state sales tax and 4.38% Kansas City local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.38% county sales tax and a 3.00% city sales tax.

  • The Kansas City Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Kansas City
  • Kansas City collects a 4.375% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Missouri law
  • Kansas City has a higher sales tax than 88% of Missouri's other cities and counties

Kansas City Missouri Sales Tax Exemptions

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In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Groceries is subject to special sales tax rates under Missouri law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Missouri state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Missouri's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Kansas City.

Groceries:5.6% Clothing:8.605% Prepared Food:8.605% Prescription Drugs:4.375% Non-Prescription Drugs:4.375%

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All merchants operating in Kansas City must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Missouri Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Missouri sales tax.

Kansas City Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Kansas City sales tax region partially or fully covers 5 zip codes in Missouri. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Missouri here

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