Bates County Missouri

Bates County News & Announcements

**The Bates County Commission is now accepting bids for culverts.  Please see the County Commission page for more information.

Bates County Commission Agenda

Please click on the date below to see the agenda for the Bates County Commissioners

Agenda for Wednesday June 29, 2022


Notice Regarding County Use Tax

_____Bates______  County, Missouri previously adopted a use tax, which is currently in effect. A use tax is the equivalent of a sales tax on purchases made from out-of-state vendors by in-state buyers and on certain taxable business transactions. The use tax rate for ___Bates____ County is currently __1_ percent which is equal to the total local sales tax rate. Certain purchases from out-of-state vendors will become subject to an expansion of the use tax effective on January 1, 2023, as provided by state law.

If any local sales tax is repealed or the rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be deemed to be repealed, reduced, or raised by the same action.

I, __Marlene Wainscott_____, County Clerk for ____Bates__________ County, Missouri, do hereby certify that the foregoing is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, correct. Dated this _____25th_____ day of ______August___ 2021.