The State of Missouri is committed to providing incentives and financing for a strong and growing automobile industry. Below is information about sales tax exemptions that are of interest to Advanced Manufacturing companies like those in the automotive suppliers industry.
Manufacturing Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
Section 144.054, RSMo, exempts purchases of machinery, equipment, materials and chemicals used or consumed in manufacturing, processing, compounding, mining, or producing any product or used in research and development related to manufacturing, processing, compounding, mining, or producing any product from state tax and local use tax, but not local sales tax.
Manufacturing Energy Sales Tax Exemption
Section 144.054, RSMo, provides an exemption of state sales tax to a manufacturing company for electrical energy, gas (natural, artificial, or propane, water, coal, energy sources, chemicals, machinery equipment, and materials.