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Tax Estimator

Welcome to the Show-Me Institute's state and local tax estimator. This document can be used to estimate a Missouri household's state and local tax burden.

Please note that in order to protect our users' privacy, the Show-Me Institute does NOT store, maintain, or in any way save any information entered or collected by this document.

Visit our intro page for a brief explanation of the estimator, or view our helpful documentation, which outlines the assumptions and calculations involved.

IMPORTANT NOTE: When entering numerical data into the estimator below, please do not use commas. For instance, if you wanted to enter a value of $150,000, you would enter it like this: 150000


Geographic Questions

Location One
In which county do you live?
In which city do you live?
In which city do you work?
Which school district do you live in?

Home Ownership Questions (If N/A enter "0")

Market Value of Home $
Outstanding Mortgage Principal Balance $
Mortgage Interest Rate % (enter as: 5.5)

Personal Property Questions (If N/A enter "0")

Market Value of All Taxable Personal Property (cars, boats, etc.) $

Income Tax Questions

Gross Household Income (wages, interest, and dividends) $
Income Filing Status
Single
Married Filing Jointly
Married Filing Separatly
Married (Spouse Not Filing)
Head of Household
Qualified Widow(er)
Exemptions
Are you over 65 years old?
Is your spouse over 65 years old?
Are you legally blind/disabled?
Is your spouse legally blind/disabled?
Number of Children or Other Claimed Dependents (Do not include spouse)
Contributions to Qualified Tax Savings Plans (e.g., IRAs) $

Other Income Tax Adjustments (If N/A enter "0")

Total Annual Student Loan Interest $
Total Annual Tuition and Other Educational Fees $
Total Annual Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions $
Total Annual Charitable Contributions $

Sales Tax Questions

Estimated Annual Household Consumption (Note: If unsure, enter 30% of gross income) $

Utilities Tax Questions

Average Monthly Utility Bill (total electricity, water, phone, gas, Internet, sewer, trash) $

Gasoline Tax Questions

Average MPG of Vehicles Driven
Average Annual Miles Driven

Misc. Questions

Packs of cigarettes smoked per week?

Please note that in order to protect our users' privacy, the Show-Me Institute does NOT store, maintain, or in any way save any information entered or collected by this document.