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  139.420.  Collector-treasurer — final settlement of accounts. — 1.  The collector-treasurer of any county that has adopted township organization, at the term of the county commission to be held on the first Monday in March of each year, shall make a final settlement of the collector-treasurer's accounts with the county commission for state, county, school and township taxes; produce receipts from the proper officers for all school and township taxes collected by the collector-treasurer's; pay over to the county treasury all moneys remaining in his or her hands, collected by the collector-treasurer on state and county taxes; make his or her return of all delinquent or unpaid taxes, as required by law, and make oath before the commission that the collector-treasurer has exhausted all the remedies required by law for the collection of such taxes.

  2.  On or before the twentieth day of March in each year, the collector-treasurer shall make a final settlement with the township board.

  3.  If any collector-treasurer shall fail or refuse to make the settlement required by this section, or shall fail or refuse to pay over the state and county taxes, as provided in this section, the county commission shall attach the collector-treasurer until the collector-treasurer shall make such settlement of his or her accounts or pay over the money found due from the collector-treasurer; and the commission shall cause the clerk thereof to notify the director of revenue and the prosecuting attorney of the county at once of the failure of such collector-treasurer to settle his or her accounts, or pay over the money found due from the collector-treasurer, and the director of revenue and the prosecuting attorney shall proceed against such collector in the manner provided in section 139.440, and such collector shall be liable to the penalties provided in section 139.440.


(RSMo 1939 § 14000, A. 1949 S.B. 1024, A.L. 2005 H.B. 58 merged with S.B. 210)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12323; 1919 § 13236; 1909 § 11724

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