MP743, Revised September 2005
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The major source of revenue for the state of Missouri is the individual income tax. For local government the major source of revenue is the property tax, but this varies by type of local government.
The state and local tax system of Missouri is regressive. Lower income families pay a higher percentage of their income in state and local taxes than do higher income families.
Among the 50 states, Missouri ranks
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