Taxes

Sales Tax Rates


Depending upon the location of the business, there are 3 different sales tax rates in the City of Joplin. The City of Joplin is located within two counties. The total sales tax rate in the City of Joplin is 7.825% within Jasper County. The total sales tax rate in the City of Joplin within Newton County is 7.975%. There is also a Transportation Development District (TDD) in the City of Joplin (Jasper County). The businesses located within the TDD have a total sales tax rate of 7.95% due to the additional 1/8 cent sales tax for the TDD.
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