Mid-Missouri News

Amazon to collect state sales tax in Missouri on Feb. 1

(AP) – Online retail giant Amazon will begin collecting sales tax in Missouri next month. Amazon spokeswoman Jill Kerr told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the online company will start charging Missouri state sales tax Feb. 1. Amazon and its subsidiaries already collect sales tax on merchandise shipped to more …

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Trump inauguration Friday

One Missouri congressman will sit out the peaceful transition of power. Democrat Lacy Clay of Saint Louis says he will speak to schoolchildren in Missouri instead. The other Missouri Democrat in the U.S. House, Emmanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, says he will attend Donald Trump’s swearing-in. But he says he’s …

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