The Collection Department collects tax revenue not just for Jackson County government, but for more than 70 other jurisdictions, including cities and school districts. Only about 7 cents of every dollar collected is for the county's General Fund.
The Assessment Department is tasked with assessing the value of all real estate and personal property in Jackson County -- a task that involves evaluating more than 600,000 accounts in total.
Need a copy of your county tax receipts for your records? You can get copies of your receipts through the same online system that can be used to pay your taxes.
Save a stamp. Save yourself some time and don't go stand in a line. It only takes a few keystrokes and minutes to pay your taxes online.
The Missouri Department of Revenue is responsible for licensing vehicles. But we got answers to some of your more frequent questions, including questions about personal property taxes and how they related to obtaining license plates.
So how are the tax dollars that Jackson County collections divvied up? You can get a personalized breakdown of just how the taxes the county collected from you are dispersed.