vehicle purchases http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Vetoes Vehicle Sales Tax Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-vetoes-vehicle-sales-tax-bill <p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/pdf/2013/sb182veto.pdf">has vetoed</a>&nbsp;a bill which would have levied sales taxes on out-of-state auto, boat and other vehicle purchases.&nbsp;</p><p>The Governor vetoed a similar bill&nbsp;<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-may-veto-out-state-vehicle-sales-tax-bill">in May of last year</a>.</p><p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">Friday's action&nbsp;marks the second time in two years he has rejected the Legislature's attempt to reverse the effect of a 2012 Supreme Court ruling.</span></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:00:47 +0000 Kelsey Proud, The Associated Press & Marshall Griffin 25601 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Vetoes Vehicle Sales Tax Bill Bill To Restore Local Sales Taxes On Out-Of-State Vehicle Purchases Sent to Mo. Gov. Nixon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bill-restore-local-sales-taxes-out-state-vehicle-purchases-sent-mo-gov-nixon <P>Missouri lawmakers have sent legislation to <A href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon </A>(D)&nbsp;that would levy local sales taxes on vehicles purchased in other states with voters’ approval.</P> <P>The Governor vetoed <A href="http://house.mo.gov/BillSummary.aspx?bill=HB1329&amp;year=2012&amp;code=R">a similar bill last year </A>because it did not give local voters a say in whether they wanted such a tax.&nbsp; In addition, the <A href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=27">Missouri Supreme Court </A>ruled last year that sales tax collections must be limited to purchases made i Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:26:18 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25139 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bill To Restore Local Sales Taxes On Out-Of-State Vehicle Purchases Sent to Mo. Gov. Nixon Mo. lawmakers back away from plans to override out-of-state vehicles sales tax bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-back-away-plans-override-out-state-vehicles-sales-tax-bill <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">Missouri House Republicans have decided against trying to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of legislation on vehicle sales taxes.</FONT></FONT></P> <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">No motion was made to override Nixon's veto when lawmakers met Wednesday. The Republican-led House and Senate approved the measure earlier this year.</FONT></FONT></P> <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">Republican House leader Tim Jones said Wednesday he would welcome a special session over the sales tax issue. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 00:35:33 +0000 The Associated Press 4586 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. lawmakers back away from plans to override out-of-state vehicles sales tax bill Nixon seeks to avoid veto override on vehicle tax bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-seeks-avoid-veto-override-vehicle-tax-bill <P><A href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</A> (D)&nbsp;and the Republican-led <A href="http://moga.mo.gov/">General Assembly</A> will face off next week over a bill vetoed earlier this year that would have required Missouri residents to pay sales taxes on vehicles purchased in other states.</P> <P>The bill in question sought to reverse a&nbsp;<A href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=27">Missouri Supreme Court</A> ruling that local sales taxes cannot be levied on out-of-state vehicle purchases.&nbsp; Governor Nixon says overriding the veto would result in a retroactive tax hike without a vote of the people.</P> <P>"One hundred twenty-two thousand people&nbsp;(will be) getting a tax bill (if the override goes through)," Nixon told reporters today at his State Capitol office.&nbsp; "One hundred eight thousand of those folks...are not folks who dealt with dealers, but those folks who sold cars to each other…we’re gonna have to figure out a way to go collect taxes from people who were not charged at that time.” Tue, 04 Sep 2012 19:56:53 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4486 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon seeks to avoid veto override on vehicle tax bill Gov. Nixon urged to sign Mo. vehicle sales tax http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gov-nixon-urged-sign-mo-vehicle-sales-tax <div><p>Local officials and Missouri vehicle dealers are sending emails urging Gov. Jay Nixon to sign legislation allowing communities to continue levying taxes on vehicle purchases.</p><p>But it appears to be an uphill effort because Nixon previously said the legislation would &quot;bypass&quot; a public vote and improperly impose a tax. Nixon has not specifically said whether he will sign or veto the bill.</p> Sat, 07 Jul 2012 18:18:08 +0000 The Associated Press 4077 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gov. Nixon urged to sign Mo. vehicle sales tax Nixon may veto out-of-state vehicle sales tax bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-may-veto-out-state-vehicle-sales-tax-bill <p><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D)&nbsp;is threatening to veto <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1329&amp;year=2012&amp;code=R">legislation passed Wednesday </a>that would require Missouri residents to pay sales taxes on autos, boats and other vehicles purchased in other states.</p><p>Nixon called the measure a tax increase that flies in the face of a <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=27">State Supreme Court </a>ruling issued&nbsp;earlier this year that limited sales tax collections to purchases made in Missouri.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem06.htm">&nbsp;State Senator Mike Kehoe </a>(R, Jefferson City)&nbsp;says, though, vetoing the bill would threaten jobs. Fri, 18 May 2012 01:27:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3728 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon may veto out-of-state vehicle sales tax bill