Taxes

Property Taxes
Property taxes are billed, collected, and distributed by St. Louis County. Tax amounts due are arrived at by applying the taxing districts' tax rates to the assessed value of the property. To obtain more information on the assessed value and tax rate of a property refer to the St. Louis County Assessor's Office.

The City of Town and Country currently levies a zero property tax rate.

Sales Taxes
All nonfood retail sales within the City of Town and Country are subject to a sales tax rate of 8.363% (outside of the TDD), or 8.863% in the TDD area of the city. Food sales are subject to a sales tax rate of 4.975%(outside the TDD), or 5.475% (in the TDD). These rates are made up of the following sales taxes:

Sales Tax Distribution
Outside TDD
TDD Area

Nonfood Sales
Food
Sales
Nonfood Sales
Food
Sales
State of Missouri
4.225%
1.125%
4.225%
1.125%
St. Louis County Transportation
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
Countywide Local Sales Tax
1.000%
1.000%
1.000%
1.000%
Mass Transit
0.250%
0.250%
0.250%
0.250%
Regional Parks and Trails
0.100%
0.100%
0.100%
0.100%
Town and Country Local Option
0.250%
0.250%
0.250%
0.250%
Town and Country Capital Improvements
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
Town and Country Parks and Stormwater
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
Transportation Development District (TDD)
N/A
N/A
0.500%
0.500%
Child Services 0.250% 0.250%
0.250%
0.250%
911 0.100%
N/A
0.100%
N/A
St. Louis County Transportation
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
0.500%
Metrolink 0.188% N/A 0.188% N/A
Total Sales Tax Rate
8.363%
4.975%
8.863%
5.475%
To obtain more information on sales tax rates for a particular location refer to the Missouri Department of Revenue's Sales Tax Rate Information System at Sales Tax Rate Information System