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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.

 


2016 REAL ESTATE/PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX BY SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

 TAXING DISTRICT
 FORT ZUMWALT
 FRANCIS HOWELL
 ST. CHARLES
 School District
 $5.2465  $5.0185  $5.5201
 City of St. Peters
 $0.7700  $0.7700  $0.7700
 Community College
 $0.2240  $0.2240  $0.2240
 Library Tax
 $0.2200  $0.2200  $0.2200
 State Tax
 $0.0300  $0.0300  $0.0300
 COUNTY TAXES:
     
 Road & Bridge Tax
 $0.1962  $0.1962  $0.1962
 Dev. Disability
 $0.1414  $0.1414  $0.1414
 Ambulance Tax
 $0.2619  $0.2619  $0.2619
 Dispatch & Alarm
 $0.0441  $0.0441  $0.0441
 General County
 $0.0000  $0.0000  $0.0000
 FIRE DISTRICT:
     
 Central County Fire & Rescue
 $0.8752  $0.8752  $0.8752
 Cottleville Fire District
 $0.9319  $0.9319  N/A
       
 TOTAL WITH CENTRAL COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE
 $8.0093  $7.7813  $8.2829
 TOTAL WITH COTTLEVILLE FIRE
 $8.0660  $7.8380  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 December 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% of market value, commercial property at 32% of market value, agricultural property at 12% of productivity value. Personal Property is assessed at 33 1/3% of book value. The total assessed value for the City of St. Peters for calendar year 2016 was $1,126,537,844.

 

**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%*. 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% 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 January 1, 2013.

 


FRANCHISE TAXES

A Franchise Tax of 5% 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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