Festus City Use Tax Question (April 2013)

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Festus City Use Tax question was approved on the April 2, 2013 election ballot in Jefferson County, which is in Missouri.

This measure authorized the City of Crystal to impose a use tax at the same rate as the current local sales tax, which is currently 2%, on an individual's out-of-state purchases, if they exceed $2,000 per year. If the sales tax is changed the use tax would changed along with it.[1]

Election results

All Precincts:

Festus City Use Tax
Approveda Yes 445 61%
These election results are from the KSDK Election Results Reporting

Text of measure

Text of the question:

Shall the City of Festus, Missouri, impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local sales tax, currently at a rate of two percent (2%), provided that if the local sales tax is repealed, reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax shall also be repealed, reduced or raised by the same action? A use tax return shall not be required to be filed by persons whose purchases from out-of-state vendors do not in total exceed two thousand dollars in any calendar year.



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Jefferson County April 2, 2013 Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.