New Public Safety Sales Tax Starts in April

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BRANSON, Mo. – The City of Branson just received official notification from the Department of Revenue that they will start collecting the one-half percent (1/2%) city public safety sales tax April 1, 2018 with an expiration date of March 31st, 2043.

Before April 1st, the Department of Revenue will mail notification of the new tax rate to any business registered in Branson.

Voters approved the increase in November.

The money from the public safety sales tax is expected to be used to improve facilities, increase manpower and buy new equipment.

If businesses have any additional questions, contact Jamie Rouch in the Finance Department at (417) 337-8553.