Personal Property - Individual - Waivers

Explanation of Individual Personal Property Tax and How to Obtain a Waiver or Statement of Non-Assessment

Assessment lists are mailed in January and are due by April 1st of every year (if April 1st is a Saturday or Sunday, then the due date will be the next business day). Penalties apply if lists are turned in late.


If you need to obtain a Statement of Non-Assessment or Waiver, click here.


If you have already registered your vehicle with the Assessor's Office, and need to pay the personal property tax, or need a receipt, click here.


If you have moved from one address within the City of St Louis to another, please click here and fill out a Change of Address form.


The tax bill you receive at the end of the year reflects property owned on January 1 of the same year (including any property purchased on that day).

Examples of Personal Property that need to be declared (not an exhaustive list):
  • Auto
  • Truck
  • Motorcycle
  • Boat 
  • RV
  • Trailer
  • Airplane
  • Motor
  • Historical Vehicles
  • Camper/Travel Trailer
  • Conversion Van
  • Bus
Personal property is assessed at 33 and one-third percent (one third) of its value.
$15,000 market value / 3 = $5,000 assessed value
Taxes are imposed on the assessed value.
Vehicle values are based on the average trade-in value as published by the National Automobile Dealers Association (RSMo 137.115.9).

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