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File #: 4830    Version: 0 Name: "Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday"
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/25/2016 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 2/29/2016 Final action: 2/29/2016
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the participation by Jackson County in the "Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday" authorized by section 144.526.1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, to exempt from the Countywide sales tax all sales of certain energy star certified new appliances, occurring within the boundaries of Jackson County, during the period from April 19 through April 25 each year.
Sponsors: Scott Burnett
Attachments: 1. 4830adopt.pdf, 2. 4830bu.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


Title
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the participation by Jackson County in the "Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday" authorized by section 144.526.1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, to exempt from the Countywide sales tax all sales of certain energy star certified new appliances, occurring within the boundaries of Jackson County, during the period from April 19 through April 25 each year.


Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 4830, February 29, 2016

INTRODUCED BY Scott Burnett, County Legislator


Body
WHEREAS, section 144.526.1 of the Revised Statues of Missouri, establishes the "Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday" to exempt retail purchases of certain qualifying appliances from state sales tax for a seven day period from April 19 to April 25 each year; and,

WHEREAS, the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday also provides that political subdivisions in the state may allow this tax holiday to apply to County sales taxes by enacting an ordinance to do so; and,


WHEREAS, the Jackson County Legislature considers the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday an important means of encouraging the purchase of energy efficient household appliances by exempting them from sales tax, thereby effectively reducing the consumer's cost for such appliances; and,

WHEREAS, the investment in energy efficient appliances can reasonably be expected to reduce energy consumption across the state, while stimulating retail sales and attracting shoppers from across the region to Jackson County; now therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED, by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that Jackson County hereby elects to allow the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday established by ?144.526.1 RSMo., to apply to its local sales taxes so that there shall be exempted from local sales taxes all retail sales of any energy star certified new appliance, up to one thousand five hundred dollars per appliance, during a seven-day period beginning at 12:01 a.m. on...

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