Services and Information
Apply For A Property Tax Exemption
Information to apply and determine tax-exempt status for property.
Business License Exempt Businesses
Businesses exempt from any municipal business license.
Excise Division Documents
Documents relative to the Excise Division concerning liquor licenses and related permits.
Frequently Asked Questions
License Collector - Frequently Asked Questions
Graduated Business License (GBL)
Information on how to obtain a Graduated Business License
Graduated Business License Fee Schedule and Requirements
St. Louis City Ordinance 60643 imposes a graduated business license tax “on all merchants, manufacturers, businesses, avocations, pursuits and callings that are not exempt from the payment of a license by law.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax
Hotels and motels located inside the boundary of St. Louis City, according to state law, must pay a room tax on the room sales for each calendar quarter
Special Tax District Information
Certain tax districts have been established which levy a special license fee in addition to the Graduated Business License
2018 Business Personal Property Declaration Form
Business Personal Property Declaration Form for 2018
Amusement Tax Quarterly Reporting Form: 5%
This form reports the profits made from regular sales and/or ticket sales for an amusement business type in the city of St. Louis.
Convention & Tourism Hotel/Motel Quarterly Tax Return
This form is for you to report your quarterly gross room sales. (L416900)
E-234 Form (Fillable) and Instructions
Form E-234 is a business tax return to report and pay the earnings tax of 1% due. An individual who performs work services on a contract basis, a self-employed individual, or a sole proprietor file as a Type E-2 return. Partnerships file a Type E-3 return. Incorporated businesses file a Type E-4 return.
E-9 Form (Fillable)
Form E-9 is an application card to establish an account with the Earnings Tax Department. This form is issued by the Collector of Revenue and is required before the business can begin operation within the City of St. Louis.
Gross Receipts Tax Report: Public Garage/Parking Lot
This is a quarterly form to report your gross receipts for a parking lot or garage. (L421431)
Gross Receipts Tax Report: Restaurant
This is a quarterly form to report your gross receipts for your restaurant. (L416902)
Hotel/Motel Monthly Tax Return
This form is for you to report your monthly gross room sales. (L416901)
Manufacturers Property Declaration
Use the Manufacturers Property Declaration to report Manufacturing Equipment to the Office of the License Collector by July 1 of each year
Real Estate Tax Abatement Application
Application and instructions for developers and citizens seeking tax abatement for real estate development.
Restaurant Registration Form
Laws, Bills, and Policies
Ordinance 67909 Addendum Information
Ordinance 67909 Addendum is required for all business license years 2009 and after
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