Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 146
Intangible Personal Property Tax

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Taxable situs of intangible personal property--how determined whentitle divided.

146.040. 1. Intangible personal property shall be deemed to have a taxable situs in this state for the purpose of being subject to a property tax for the year 1947 and each succeeding year, where, at any time during the calendar year preceding the year for which the property is subject to said tax, the legal title thereto is owned by a person domiciled in this state, or by a domestic corporation, or where said intangible property acquires a business situs in this state when the legal title thereto is owned by a person not domiciled in this state, or by a foreign corporation.

2. In all cases where both the persons holding or owning the legal title and the equitable title or beneficial interest in the same property are domiciled in this state, only the holder of the legal title shall be liable for such tax. In all cases where the legal title is not held in this state the person holding the equitable title or beneficial interest shall be liable for the tax. Intangible personal property the legal title to which is held or owned by a person domiciled in this state in the fiduciary capacity by virtue of conveyance or disposition of a nonresident person shall not be deemed to have a situs in this state solely because of the fiduciary title thereto.

(L. 1945 p. 1914 § 6)

County treasurer to mail forms to taxpayers--lists confidential.

146.056. 1. On or before the fifteenth day of January of each year every county treasurer shall mail to each intangible taxpayer as listed by the director of revenue, and to such other persons as he may have reason to believe may be possessed of taxable intangible property a form prescribed and furnished by the director of revenue, together with a brief statement of what is required of the taxpayer under sections 146.055 and 146.056. Every county treasurer shall mail, on or before the first day of February of each year, to the director of revenue, a list of the additional names to whom he has mailed said form, which said list of additional names shall be added to the list held by the director of revenue as those who have intangible personal property subject to taxation.

2. The county treasurer shall keep all such lists strictly confidential and shall not reveal the contents thereof to any person except as herein provided.

(L. 1951 p. 867 § 2)

Rate of interest on delinquent tax--how collected.

146.060. Every person who is liable for any tax pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and who fails to pay the same when it is due shall be required to pay as part of such tax interest thereon at the rate determined by section 32.065 from such time, and the method of collecting the tax and penalty shall be the same as provided by law in the case of delinquent income taxes.

(L. 1945 p. 1914 § 11, A.L. 1982 H.B. 1351, et al.)

Estates to pay tax--fiduciary to file return.

146.070. No estate in which there is intangible personal property subject to tax under this chapter shall be closed without the payment of the tax levied under this chapter, both in respect to the liability of the estate and the decedent prior to his death. In all estates in which there is intangible personal property subject to tax under this chapter, a return shall be filed by the fiduciary with the director of revenue, within thirty days of filing of the final or annual settlement with the probate division of the circuit court.

(L. 1945 p. 1914 § 12, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Effective 1-2-79

Director of revenue may extend time--rate of interest.

146.100. The director of revenue may, for good cause shown, extend the time for filing said property tax returns on intangibles; provided, however, that taxes due on such return shall bear interest at the rate of one percent per month, or part thereof, from the last date on which the return should have been filed.

(L. 1945 p. 1914 § 10)

Penalty for violation.

146.130. Every person who fails or refuses to make the return required by this chapter; or who makes any false or fraudulent return or false statement in any return, with intent to evade the payment of the tax or any part thereof, imposed by this chapter; or who aids or abets another in any attempt to evade the payment of the tax, or any part thereof, imposed by this chapter; and every officer or employee of any company or association who shall make or participate in the making of any false return, or any false statement in any return required by this chapter, with the intent to evade the payment of any tax hereunder, shall, upon conviction, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

(L. 1945 p. 1914 § 13)


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