We don’t agree with Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of legislation that would have imposed local sales taxes on vehicles bought from out-of-state dealers or through sales between private parties. It’s the second time in two years that the governor has turned his back on the General Assembly’s legislation to correct this unfairness to Missouri vehicle dealers and to counties and cities that are shortchanged in sales tax funds.
The Legislature will try again in this session to overcome the governor’s objections by crafting another bill. Time is short.
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