Missouri Constitution Section

Article X
TAXATION
Section 11b
November 14, 2016
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Limitations on local tax rates.

Section 11(b). Any tax imposed upon such property by municipalities, counties or school districts, for their respective purposes, shall not exceed the following annual rates:

For municipalities--one dollar on the hundred dollars assessed valuation;

For counties--thirty-five cents on the hundred dollars assessed valuation in counties having three hundred million dollars, or more, assessed valuation and having by operation of law attained the classification of a county of the first class; and fifty cents on the hundred dollars assessed valuation in all other counties;

For school districts formed of cities and towns, including the school district of the city of St. Louis--two dollars and seventy-five cents on the hundred dollars assessed valuation;

For all other school districts--sixty-five cents on the hundred dollars assessed valuation.

Source: Const. of 1875, Art. X, § 11 (Amended November 3, 1942). (Amended January 14, 1966)

(Amended October 5, 1971)

(Amended November 3, 1998)


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