The Proposed Granby “[Ab]Use Tax” of 2.6250 Percent


Ordinance #874


AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANBY, MISSOURI, IMPOSING A USE TAX FOR GENERAL REVENUE PURPOSES AT THE RATE OF TWO POINT SIX TWO FIVE ZERO PERCENT (2.6250%) FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF STORING, USING OR CONSUMING WITHIN THE CITY ANY ARTICLE OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY AND SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 114.600 THROUGH 144.761 RSMo; PROVIDING FOR THE USE TAX TO BE REPEALED, REDUCED OR RAISED IN THE SAME AMOUNT AS ANY CITY SALES TAX IS REPEALED, REDUCED OR RAISED; AND PROVIDING FOR SUBMISSION OF THE PROPOSAL TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE CITY FOR THEIR APPROVAL AT THE GENERAL ELECTION CALLED AND TO BE HELD IN THE CITY ON APRIL 5, 2022.


WHEREAS, the City has imposed local sales taxes, as defined in Section 32.085 RSMo, at the rate of 2.6250%; and


WHEREAS, the City is authorized, under Section 144.757 RSMo, to impose a local use tax at a rate equal to the rate of the local sales taxes in effect in the City; and


WHEREAS, the proposed City use tax cannot become effective until approved by the voters at a municipal, county or state general, primary or special election;

NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Granby, as follows:


SECTION ONE: Pursuant to the authority granted by, and subject to, the provisions
of Sections 144.600 through 144.761 RSMo, a use tax for general revenue purposes is imposed for the privilege of storing, using or consuming within the City any article of tangible personal property. This tax does not apply with respect to the storage, use or consumption of any article of tangible personal property purchased, produced or manufactured outside this state until the transportation of the article has finally come to rest within this City or until the article has become commingled with the general mass of property of this City.
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