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Legislation #: 160089 Introduction Date: 2/4/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, LOAR AND SHIELDS
Title: Adopting the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday for City sales taxes on Energy Star certified new appliances from April 19 through April 25, 2016 and directing the City Clerk to provide a certified copy of this ordinance to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's election to participate in the sales tax holiday.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/3/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/4/2016 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
2/17/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
2/18/2016 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 160089

 

Adopting the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday for City sales taxes on Energy Star certified new appliances from April 19 through April 25, 2016 and directing the City Clerk to provide a certified copy of this ordinance to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's election to participate in the sales tax holiday.

 

WHEREAS, the State of Missouri established a Missouri sales tax holiday in 2008 known as the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday; and

 

WHEREAS, the law, codified at Section 144.526, Revised Statutes of Missouri, provides that political subdivisions of the State of Missouri may participate in the sales tax holiday, which specifically exempts all retail sales of Energy Star certified new appliances from sales tax, up to one thousand five hundred dollars per appliance, during a seven-day period beginning at 12:01 a.m. on April 19 and ending at midnight on April 25; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the City to participate in the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday from April 19 through April 25, 2016; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. Participation in sales tax holiday. That pursuant to the authority granted the City by Section 144.526.4, Revised Statutes of Missouri, the City of Kansas City, Missouri declares its participation in the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday from April 19 through April 25, 2016.

 

Section 2. City Clerk notification. The City Clerk shall provide a certified copy of this ordinance to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's participation in the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday no later than March 4, 2016.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Matthew Gigliotti

Assistant City Attorney