☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title VI COUNTY, TOWNSHIP AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISION GOVERNMENT

Chapter 52

Effective - 28 Aug 2013 bottom

  52.240.  Tax statements and receipts, mailed or electronically transmitted where — postage, how paid — failure to receive, effect of — claim of errors by taxpayer, procedure. — 1.  The statement and receipt required by section 52.230 shall be mailed to the address of the taxpayer as shown by the county assessor on the current tax books, and postage for the mailing of the statements and receipts shall be furnished by the county commission or the statement and receipt may be electronically transmitted to the electronic address provided and authorized by the taxpayer to the collector of revenue.  The failure of the taxpayer to receive the notice provided for in section 52.230 in no case relieves the taxpayer of any tax liability imposed by law.

  2.  No penalty or interest imposed under any law shall be charged on any real or personal property tax when the county collector certifies due to system failures or other reason that the statement required by section 52.230 was mailed less than thirty days prior to the delinquent date and the taxpayer paid taxes owed by fifteen days after the delinquent date or fifteen days after the certified date of mailing, whichever is later.

  3.  No penalty or interest imposed under any law shall be charged on any real or personal property tax when there is clear and convincing evidence that the county made an error or omission in determining taxes owed by a taxpayer.

  4.  Any taxpayer claiming that the county made an error or omission in determining taxes owed may submit a written request for a refund of penalties, interest, or taxes to the county commission or governing body of the county.  If the county commission or governing body of the county approves the refund, then such penalties, interest, or taxes shall be refunded as provided in section 139.031.  The county commission shall approve or disapprove the taxpayer's written request within thirty days of receiving said request.  The county collector shall refund penalties, interest, and taxes if the county made an error or omission in determining taxes owed by the taxpayer.

  5.  Nothing in this section shall relieve a taxpayer from paying taxes owed by December thirty-first and paying penalties and interest owed for failing to pay all taxes by December thirty-first, except as provided with regard to penalties and interest by subsection 2 of this section.

­­--------

(L. 1949 p. 541 § 2, L. 1949 p. 542 § 2, A. 1949 H.B. 2166, L. 1951 p. 403 §§ 52.362, 52.363, A.L. 1959 S.B. 62, A.L. 1973 H.B. 644, A.L. 2008 S.B. 711, A.L. 2013 H.B. 128)


---- end of effective   28 Aug 2013 ----

use this link to bookmark section  52.240


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Oversight MOLIS Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

@16:56:20.3 5 :)