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Prepare and efile Your Missouri Tax Return
The efile.com tax software makes it easy for you to efile your state tax return and use the correct state tax forms. Prepare and efile your Missouri state tax return (resident, nonresident, or part-year resident) and Federal tax return together or separately at efile.com. View the federal tax return filing requirements.
Missouri Income Tax Filing Deadline
The regular deadline to file a Missouri state income tax return is April 15.
|Tax Deadline Date
||Type of Income Tax Return
||Filing Deadline / Due Date Description
|April 17, 2018
||2017 Missouri State Tax Return
||Due date for Missouri State Income Tax Returns - income tax filing deadline
|April 17, 2018
||2017 Missouri State Tax Extension
||Due date for Missouri extensions
|October 15, 2018
||2017 Missouri State Tax Return
||Last day to efile a 2017 Missouri State Income Tax Return for tax extension filers and late efilers
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Tax Year 2017 Missouri State Tax Forms
All of the following Missouri state tax forms are supported by the efile.com software:
||Can I efile this form?
||Income Tax Return
||Income Tax Adjustments
||Adoption Tax Credit
||Credit for Income Taxes Paid to Other States
||Certification of Rent Paid
||Dwelling Access Tax Credit
||Non/Part-Year Resident Income Percentage
||Property Tax Credit Claim
||Property Tax Credit Schedule
||Self-Employed Health Insurance Tax Credit
||Miscellaneous Income Tax Credits
||Individual Income Tax Payment Voucher
||Underpayment of Estimated Tax By Individuals
||Disabled Access Credit
Missouri State Tax Forms That Cannot Be efiled
Missouri State Tax Withholding Form
||Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
MO Tax Extension
||Missouri Extension Instructions
||How to File
If you receive an extension of time to file your federal tax return, you will automatically be granted an extension of time to file your MO state return (not the time to pay taxes owed). Attach a copy of your federal extension (Federal Form 4868 or 2688) with your state tax return when you file. If you anticipate receiving a refund or you do not expect to owe additional taxes, you may not be required to file a MO state tax extension.
If you did not file a federal tax extension and you owe tax, file MO state extension Form MO-60 on or before the due date of the MO state return. A copy of of Form MO-60 must be enclosed with the MO state return when filed.
If you want a MO state tax extension exceeding the federal automatic extension period, you must file Form MO-60 on or before the end of the Federal automatic extension period.
If you expect to owe income tax, include Form MO-60 with your payment by the original tax return deadline. Otherwise, a 5% additional tax penalty will apply if the tax is not paid by the original due date, provided your return is filed by the extension deadline.
Complete and submit Form MO-60 (if you did not file a federal extension)
MO Tax Amendment
Missouri state tax amendments can only be filed by mailed; they cannot be efiled. Learn how to prepare and file an amended Missouri tax return.
2016 Past Year Missouri Tax Forms
Missouri tax returns for 2016 and other previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and filed online. Download the tax forms, fill them out, and mail them to the Missouri Department of Revenue.
Where's My Refund? - Check Your Missouri State Tax Refund Status
File electronically or early in the tax season to get your Missouri state tax refund faster.
Check your Missouri state tax return refund status online.
MO efile Error Codes
If your Missouri state return was rejected, you will receive an error reject code. If you prepared and efiled your return on efile.com, we will provide you with an explanation of how to correct the error on your return. You may then resubmit your state return at no additional charge until it is accepted by the state.
View a list of all Missouri State efile Income Tax Return Error Reject Codes.
Missouri Tax Facts
MO Income Tax:
Individual income is taxed across eleven tax brackets at graduated tax rates.
- No tax for the first $99 of taxable income
- 1.5% for taxable incomes between $100 and $1,000
- 2% for taxable incomes between $1,001 and $2,000
- 2.5% for taxable incomes between $2,001 and $3,000
- 3% for taxable incomes between $3,001 and $4,000
- 3.5% for taxable incomes between $4,001 and $5,000
- 4% for taxable incomes between $5,001 and $6,000
- 4.5% for taxable incomes between $6,001 and $7,000
- 5% for taxable incomes between $7,001 and $8,000
- 5.5% for taxable incomes between $8,001 and $9,000
- 6% for taxable incomes $9,001 and above
MO Sales Tax:
Missouri has a sales tax rate of 4.225% for most items. Additional local levies may apply based on county and city sales regulations.
More information on Missouri Sales Tax
MO Sales Tax Holiday:
Missouri holds two annual sales tax holidays. During these holidays, certain items are exempt from Missouri sales tax. However, the MO consumer will only receive the tax exemption if a specific total spending limit is met.
Refer to the chart below for all Missouri sales tax holidays for 2018.
|Sales Tax Holiday Dates
||Sales Tax Holiday Items Included
- Qualifying Energy Star products - $1,500 or less
- Clothing - $100 or less (excluding accessories)
- Computers and computer peripheral devices - $1,500 or less
- Computer software -$350 or less
- School supplies - $50 or less
- Computer peripheral devices-$1,500 or less
- Graphing Calculators-$150 or less
MO Personal Property Tax:
Missouri personal property tax is assessed and collected at the local level. MO homeowners and property owners should contact their local county's assessor office for information regarding their property taxes.
Odd Tax Fact:
Single men between the ages of 21 and 50 must pay a $1 annual tax. This MO law was enacted in 1820.
MO State Tax Agency:
For more information, you can visit the website of The Missouri Department of Revenue.
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