- Support efforts to scale back the role of government and inject competition into the marketplace.
- Streamline processes and reduce bureaucracy at the local level.
- Limit public employment costs, particularly unrealistic municipal pension obligations.
In January of 2013, Americans for Prosperity Missouri, launched an effort to assemble information on all types of tax increases, fee increases, bonding measures, use taxes, etc. on April ballots across Missouri. In April of 2013, we found Missourian’s voted on over 280 proposed tax increases in local elections. A staggering 80% of Missouri counties had at least one form of a tax increase proposal on the ballot.
Since the taxpayer is not an endless money supply for government, we launched the Municipal Project again, in 2014, to highlight all the local tax increase proposals on the upcoming April 2014 ballot.
Below you will see an interactive map. Scroll over your county to see what tax increases legislators wanted to impose on you this past April, or view our detailed list of tax increases by county.
And if you feel you are TAXED ENOUGH, sign the form to the right to receive live updates from AFP!
Click here to see the specific tax increases in your county, or to contact your county clerk if the information in missing.