Sales Tax Rate In $locality Missouri 2016 Kansas City, Missouri Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Kansas City

KANSAS CITY Sales Tax Rate


2016 Kansas City sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Missouri State Sales Tax 4.23%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 4.23% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Kansas City, Missouri sales tax is 4.23% , the same as the Missouri state sales tax. While Missouri law allows municipalities to collect a local option sales tax of up to 0.895%, Kansas City does not currently collect a local sales tax.

  • The Kansas City Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Kansas City
  • Kansas City collects a 0% local sales tax, less than
    the 0.895% max local sales tax allowed under Missouri law
  • Kansas City has a lower sales tax than 100% of Missouri's other cities and counties

Kansas City Missouri Sales Tax Exemptions

KANSAS CITY - Local sales tax map

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:1.225% Clothing:4.23% Prepared Food:4.23% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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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 77 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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