Mt. Vernon Out-of-State Purchases Local Use Tax (November 2012)

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A Mt. Vernon Out-of-State Purchases Local Use Tax question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Lawrence County, which is in Missouri, where it was approved.

Election results

Mt. Vernon Purchase Tax Prop.
Approveda Yes 1,047 63%

Election results from Lawrence County Election Results Summary.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:[1]

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

See also


  1. Lawrence County, "November 6, 2012 sample ballot," accessed October 16, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.