Personal Property Tax
Questions and Answers:
Why haven’t I received a personal property tax bill?
You are responsible for filling out and returning an Assessment List to the Assessor’s Office at the beginning of every year in order to receive a tax bill. If you were not a resident of Andrew County on January 1st of the tax year you then would not receive a tax bill, at which time you should contact your previous county of residence for their tax payment information.
Why am I being taxed for a vehicle I no longer own?
Your tax is based on the vehicles you owned on January 1st of the tax year. Even if you no longer own the vehicles for which you are being taxed, own different vehicles, or now own no vehicles, you still pay based on what you owned on the first day of January of that particular tax year.
Why is my tax bill so high?
The amount of tax you owe each year is based on the value of the vehicles you owned on January 1st of each year. The value of the vehicles is established by the County Assessor using a standard rate book. The assessed value of your vehicles can be found in the center portion of your statement.
Why is my bill higher than my friend’s bill?
The tax is based on the type of vehicles you own, not on the number of vehicles you own. It is common for a person owning only one, vehicle that is more expensive, to owe more tax than another person with several less expensive vehicles.
Who pays the tax bill if I get a divorce?
The tax responsibility is shared by both parties to pay the taxes. Neither party can obtain a statement of no taxes due, until the tax liability is paid.
Real Estate Property Tax
Question and Answers:
Who is responsible for paying the taxes on property I purchased, am I responsible for interest and penalty should the taxes become delinquent?
The current owner is responsible for paying all taxes due on property. Partial payments are not accepted. If you did not purchase the property until later in the year, the taxes should have been pro-rated and deducted from the selling price at closing.
If I have an escrow for my taxes, will I receive a tax bill?
Yes, we always send the tax bill to the owner. Most of the time your mortgage company has already contacted us. If you have purchased real estate prior to October, the tax statement could go to the previous owner.
Moving into Andrew County from another state
After I move how long do I have to get a Missouri license and vehicle?
You have 30 days to obtain Missouri License Plates and a Missouri Drivers License.
What is needed to obtain Missouri plates?
You will need the title or registration to the vehicle, proof of insurance, a Missouri State Inspection Certificate, and Tax Wavier for non assessment clearance from the Assessor’s Office.
Where do I pay sales tax on my new vehicle?
You pay sales tax at any license bureau in the state of Missouri.
What is required to license my vehicles in Andrew County?
You will need the title or registration to the vehicle, proof of insurance, a Missouri State Inspection Certificate, and copy of the tax receipt showing paid taxes from the county where you were a resident on January 1st of the previous year.
What is required to be put on the tax rolls of Andrew County?
If you are a resident, or have moved, you need to contact the Andrew County Assessor’s Office so that an assessment sheet may be mailed to you. You must request this sheet before March 1st to avoid a late penalty
First time owner of vehicle: (tax wavier)
You will need the title or registration to the vehicle, proof of insurance, a Missouri State Inspection Certificate, and Tax Wavier for non assessment clearance from the Andrew County Assessor’s Office. (816)324-3023
Moving out of Andrew County, do I still owe?
Yes. By state law, your tax obligation is established on January 1st. Even if you move to a different state the next day, you are still taxable for the year.� Unfortunately, the law makes no provision for pro-rating the tax bill.