Mount Vernon City Use Tax Question (April 2013)

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

This measure authorized the City of Mount Vernon to impose a use tax at the same rate of the city sales tax, which is currently 2%. This use tax would change as the sales tax changed and would apply to people make over $2,000 in out of state purchases.[1]

Election results

Lawrence County:

Mount Vernon City Tax
Approveda Yes 457 60.13%
These election results are from the Lawrence County Record Election Results Reporting.

Text of measure

Text of the question:

Shall the City of Mount 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 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 Lawrence 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.