Taxes

Sales Tax Rates


The City of Joplin's sales tax rate is 2.625%.  The total sales tax rate in the City of Joplin, within Jasper County is 8.075%.  The total sales tax rate in the City of Joplin, within Newton County is 7.975%.  However, as the result of various special taxing districts, the below areas within the City of Joplin have different total sales tax rates:

Special Taxing District         County          Total Sales Tax Rate
1717 Market Place TDD   Jasper County   8.200%
Northpark Lane CID   Jasper County    9.075%
Highway 166 CID   Newton County    8.975% 
Hope Valley CID   Newton County
8.975%

If you have any further questions, please contact Sherri McCulloch at (417) 624-0820, ext. 250.

Cigarette Tax Rate


Cigarettes containing tobacco are taxed in the City of Joplin. The cigarette tax rate is .002 cents per stick; which equates to .04 cents on a 20-pack or .05 cents on a 25-pack of cigarettes. Questions regarding cigarette tax should be directed to Sherri McCulloch at (417) 624-0820, ext. 250.

Hotel/Motel Tax Rate


The City of Joplin has a 4% hotel/motel tax.
Questions regarding hotel/motel tax should be directed to (417) 624-0820, ext 241.
Hotel/Motel Tax Form

Property Tax (personal & real property)


All property taxes are collected by the respective County Collector (not by the City of Joplin).
Newton County Collector information
Jasper County Collector information