Series 107 2006 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 107-067; Ord. 18885; Opting out of the state sales tax holiday
Bill No. B 30-06
opting out of the state sales tax holiday; directing the City Clerk to notify the
Department of Revenue of the passage of this ordinance; and fixing the time when this ordinance
shall become effective.
WHEREAS, the Missouri General Assembly has passed and the Governor has signed, legislation
that establishes a "sales tax holiday" for the first weekend in August; and
WHEREAS, the legislation does not provide for the reimbursement to local governments
WHEREAS, the sales tax holiday will significantly reduce local revenue; and
WHEREAS, the City of Columbia depends on sales tax revenues to provide essential
the citizens, including police, fire, parks, streets, etc.; and
WHEREAS, the legislation authorizes local governments to opt out of the sales tax
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA,
MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. The City Council, as authorized by Section 144.049.6
RSMo, prohibits future
annual sales tax holidays from applying to Columbia=s local sales tax.
SECTION 2. The City Clerk is directed to provide written notice
to the Missouri Department
of Revenue no later than June 15, 2006, of the City's decision to opt out of the sales tax holiday
by sending the Department a cover letter and certified copy of this ordinance.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
PASSED this 6th day of February, 2006.