Note: Our tax lesson is not as robust as our other Missouri LLC formation lessons, due to the uniqueness and variation among businesses. Taxes are usually not as straightforward as forming an LLC.
Missouri Corporate Net Income Tax
Missouri charges a 6.25% corporate net income tax.
Missouri Sales Tax
Missouri charges sales tax on retail, products and services. The tax is 7.18% (4.23% state tax + 2.95% avg. local tax).
Obtain a Missouri Tax ID Number
A state taxpayer identification number is issued by the Missouri Department of Revenue. That number can be obtained online (Missouri Business Tax Registration). Make sure you have your EIN Number from the IRS before registering.
Corporate Tax in Missouri
Missouri Taxpayer Guide
Missouri Sales and Use Tax
Missouri Business Tax Registration
Missouri Tax Registration Forms
Calculating your tax obligations in Missouri can be complicated and if done improperly can negatively impact your LLC.
Hiring a tax professional will not only help you keep your Missouri LLC in compliance, but it will also give you an advisor to go to for other business questions.
You’ll want someone who’s a good fit for your company, makes you feel comfortable, and is willing to answer all of your questions. It should be someone you like personally as well as professionally. We recommend talking with at least 2-3 people before making your final decision.