Sales & Other Taxes
Sales Tax Rates The City of Liberty base sales tax rate is 3.375%*. Below is a breakdown of the City’s sales tax rate:
|City General Sales Tax||1|
|City Capital Improvement Sales Tax||.50|
|City Economic Development Tax
|City Fire Sales Tax||.25|
|City Park Sales Tax||.25|
|City Transportation Sales Tax||.50|
|Public Safety Sales Tax||.50|
*The total basic sales tax rate for purchases within the City is 8.85%, which includes sales taxes for the Kansas City Zoological District, Clay County and the State of Missouri. Some retail centers also have a self-imposed 1% CID sales tax rate.
For information concerning a sales tax license contact the State of Missouri, Department of Revenue, Kansas City office at 816-889-2944.
For information concerning Liberty occupation (business) licenses visit the Clerk’s office webpage or call at 816-439-4417.
Utility Franchise Fees A utility franchise fee is a tax on gross receipts for utility companies to use the right of way for service connections. The rates for Liberty are as follows: