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SpreadsheetThe Finance Department accounts for City-wide financial resources in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and all Federal and State laws and City Ordinances. Accounting functions include: cash handling, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reporting, utility billing, property accounting, financial system maintenance and enhancement.

 


2019 REAL ESTATE/PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX BY SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

 TAXING DISTRICT
 FORT ZUMWALT
 FRANCIS HOWELL
 ST. CHARLES
 School District
 $4.8506  $4.6480  $5.1289
 City of St. Peters
 $0.7700  $0.7700  $0.7700
 Community College
 $0.2019  $0.2019  $0.2019
 Library Tax
 $0.1996  $0.1996  $0.1996
 State Tax
 $0.0300  $0.0300  $0.0300
 COUNTY TAXES:
     
 Road & Bridge Tax
 $0.1781  $0.1781  $0.1781
 Dev. Disability
 $0.1279  $0.1279  $0.1279
 Ambulance Tax
 $0.2595  $0.2595  $0.2595
 Dispatch & Alarm
 $0.0400  $0.0400  $0.0400
 General County
 $0.0000  $0.0000  $0.0000
 FIRE DISTRICT:
     
 Central County Fire & Rescue
 $1.0658  $1.0658  $1.0658
 Cottleville Fire District
 $0.8788  $0.8788  N/A
       
 TOTAL WITH CENTRAL COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE
 $7.7234  $7.5208  $8.0017
 TOTAL WITH COTTLEVILLE FIRE
 $7.5364  $7.3338  N/A
 


The Real Estate and Personal Property tax for the City of St. Peters is collected by the County Collector’s office. The current tax rate is $.77 per $100 assessed valuation. The County Collector’s office will mail out a statement in October and the tax bill is due by Dec. 31. If taxes are not paid on time, interest charges do accrue.

 

The St. Charles County Assessor’s Office establishes assessed value. Residential property is assessed at 19 percent of market value, commercial property at 32 percent of market value, agricultural property at 12 percent of productivity value. Personal Property is assessed at 33 1/3 percent of book value. The total assessed value for the City of St. Peters for calendar year 2019 was $1,381,921,965.

 

**There is a $.53 Surtax Applied to Real Estate Sub-Class 3, Commercial only.
***Tax rates are set in the fall of each year by each taxing district.

 


SALES TAX

The sales tax rate in St. Peters is 7.95 percent*. Here is the breakdown on the tax:

 

City - General

City - Transportation

City - Parks & Stormwater

 1.00%

 0.50%

 0.50%

County - General

County - Transportation

County - Operating

 County - Cap Improvement

 0.50%

 0.50%

 0.25%

 0.25%

Children & Family Services  0.125%
Metro Parks Tax  0.10%
State of Missouri
 4.225%
SALES TAX RATE IN ST. PETERS
 7.95%*

 

*Within St. Peters, some special taxing districts (CIDs and TDDs) exist that add an additional 1 percent to the purchase. It is the merchant's responsibility to determine if they are in one of these districts.

 

NOTE: Last change to City of St. Peters sales tax rate was Jan. 1, 2013.

 


FRANCHISE TAXES

A Franchise Tax of 5 percent is collected from the electric, gas and cable companies doing business in the City of St. Peters.

 

 
 

Contact

City of St. Peters Finance Department
PO Box 9
St. Peters, MO 63376
636-477-6600, x1211 

 
 

 

 
 

Financial Report

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports:

 
 

 
 

5-Year Plan

Capital Improvement Plans (5-year plans for projects and capital assets of $50,000-plus):

 
 

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