Personal Property Tax

Information concerning Personal Property Tax, forms, copies, and pay online

Overview

Personal Property Tax

The Personal Property Tax Department of the Collector of Revenue collects taxes on all motorized vehicles, boats, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles. The value of your personal property is assessed by the Assessor's Office.

The Personal Property Tax Department can print duplicate personal property tax bills and duplicate tax receipts and assists taxpayers with their inquiries pertaining to personal property tax bills. 

Statement of Non-Assessment (Tax Waiver) 

You must visit the Assessor's Office in person to obtain the tax waiver. You will qualify for a tax waiver if you are a new resident to the State of Missouri or did not own a motor vehicle on January 1st of the prior calendar year and have no tax delinquency. You will need to present the current motor vehicle title or registration receipt for each motor vehicle along with current driver's license or state ID. 

Preparation

The declaration form is due by April 1st. If you fail to file your declaration form with the Assessor's Office or the form is filed late, you will be assessed a 10% penalty.

Personal property taxes are levied annually against tangible personal property and due upon receipt of the tax bill, but no later than December 31 each year.

Instructions

  • Pay Tax Bills issued by the Collector of Revenue office online.
  • Obtain statements and waivers from the Assessor's Office

What to Expect

On payment - Receipt of payment.

Delinquent personal property taxes - the Collector of Revenue files suit in the Circuit Court. Court costs and attorney's fees are assessed against the account as dictated by Missouri Statute. 

Contact

Assessor - Personal Property Assessment and Records

(314) 622-4171

1200 Market St
Rooms 115 & 117
St. Louis, Mo 63103

Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Contact the Assessor - Personal Property Assessment and Records

Collector - Personal Property Tax and Real Estate Tax Department

(314) 622-4105

1200 Market
Room 109
St. Louis, Mo 63103

Monday Through Friday 8 AM - 5 PM

Contact the Collector - Personal Property Tax and Real Estate Tax Department

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