New Resident Checklist

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Welcome to the City of St. Louis! If you are a new resident, or just moving to a new home in the City, we are glad you're here. To make things a little easier, use this checklist to be sure you have your accounts set up with the Collector of Revenue's office.

New City Resident?

  • Contact the Assessor's Office to declare your personal Property: (314) 622-4171
  • Make sure that your employer is withholding the 1% City Earnings Tax

New Home Owner?

  • Apply for a Water-Refuse account with the Water Department: (314) 771-2255
  • Verify that either you or your mortgage company will receive and pay your Real Estate tax bill

Change of Name or Address?

  • Update your records with the Assessor, Earnings Tax, and Water Department


We are here to help, if you have any questions please contact us: or (314) 622-4111.