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Missouri Sales Tax Calculator

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Mark Stewart is the in-house Certified Public Accountant, an accomplished author and financial media specialist.

Missouri Sales Tax Calculator

If your business sells physical products or certain types of services, you will need to collect and pay sales tax. In Missouri, the first step is visiting the revenue department website and registering for sales tax in order to acquire a seller’s permit, or sales tax permit. 

Use our Sales Tax Calculator to determine your exact sales tax rate and total purchase amount. 

Missouri Sales Tax Calculator

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What Products and Services Are Subject to Sales Tax in Missouri?

All sales of tangible property are subject to sales tax in Missouri unless specifically exempted. Services subject to sales tax include telecommunications, some utilities, and the rental or lease of tangible personal property. Exemptions from sales tax include some prescription medication and medical devices. 

Missouri Sales Tax Rate

The state sales tax rate in Missouri is 4.225%.

Missouri sales tax rates vary depending on which county and city you’re in. Check Missouri Department of Revenue site for the exact rates.

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How to Register for Missouri Sales Tax

In Missouri, acquire a seller’s permit by following the Department of Revenue’s detailed instructions for registration: 

  1. Go to the Missouri Department of Revenue business portal
  2. Fill out the business tax registration form.
  3. There is no fee for business tax registration in Missouri.


In Missouri, and across the country, collecting sales tax is a must if you want to avoid potentially heavy fines and even closure. It’s crucial that you follow your state’s laws, and you might consider consulting with an accountant or tax attorney to make sure you’re in full compliance.


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Missouri Sales Tax Calculator