Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 144
Sales and Use Tax
Section 144.518

August 28, 2014


Exemption for machines or parts for machines used in a commercial, coin-operated amusement and vending business.

144.518. 1. In addition to the exemptions granted pursuant to section 144.030, there is hereby specifically exempted from the provisions of sections 144.010 to 144.525, sections 144.600 to 144.761, sections 190.335 to 190.337, section 238.235, section 238.236, section 238.410, section 321.242, section 573.505, section 644.032, and any local sales tax law as defined in section 32.085, and from the computation of the tax levied, assessed or payable pursuant to sections 144.010 to 144.525, sections 144.600 to 144.761, sections 190.335 to 190.337, section 238.235, section 238.236, section 238.410, section 321.242, section 573.505, section 644.032, and any local sales tax law as defined in section 32.085, coin-operated amusement devices and parts for such devices purchased prior to September 1, 2007, where sales tax is paid on the gross receipts derived from the use of such devices.

2. Beginning September 1, 2007, in addition to any other exemption provided by law, there is hereby specifically exempted from the provisions of sections 144.010 to 144.525, sections 144.600 to 144.761, sections 190.335 to 190.337, section 238.235, section 238.236, section 238.410, section 321.242, section 573.505, section 644.032, and any local sales tax law as defined in section 32.085, and from the computation of the tax levied, assessed, or payable pursuant to sections 144.010 to 144.525, sections 144.600 to 144.761, sections 190.335 to 190.337, section 238.235, section 238.236, section 238.410, section 321.242, section 573.505, section 644.032, and any local sales tax law as defined in section 32.085, amounts paid for the temporary use of a coin-operated amusement device.

3. As used in this section, "coin-operated amusement device" means a device accepting payment or items representing payments to allow one or more users temporary use of the device for entertainment or amusement purposes. Examples of coin-operated amusement devices include, but are not limited to, video games, pinball games, table games such as billiards and air hockey, and redemption games such as the claw and skee ball that may award prizes of tangible personal property.

4. In addition to any other exemptions provided by law, there is hereby specifically exempted from the provisions of sections 144.010 to 144.525, sections 144.600 to 144.761, sections 190.335 to 190.337, section 238.235, section 238.236, section 238.410, section 321.242, section 573.505, section 644.032, and any local sales tax law as defined in section 32.085, and from the computation of the tax levied, assessed, or payable pursuant to sections 144.010 to 144.525, sections 144.600 to 144.761, sections 190.335 to 190.337, section 238.235, section 238.236, section 238.410, section 321.242, section 573.505, section 644.032, and any local sales tax law as defined in section 32.085, vending machines or parts for vending machines used in a commercial vending business where sales tax is paid on the gross receipts derived from such vending machines.

(L. 1999 H.B. 516, A.L. 2005 H.B. 186 merged with S.B. 431, A.L. 2007 S.B. 30)


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