Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Recreational Marijuana Sale Tax set to be on April 4th ballot for the city of Butler

On April 4, 2023 you will be asked by the City of Butler, MO to impose a 3% city sales tax on the sale of adult use marijuana. This is authorized by Article XIV, Section 2.6(5) of the Missouri Constitution. In order for this to be approved, a simple majority of voters is required. 

Should the city impose the 3% local sales tax, the sales tax will be collected by the Department of Revenue like other sales taxes imposed by the city.

The Official ballot language:
Proposition A
Shall the City of Butler, Missouri impose a city sales tax of Three Percent (3%) on the sales of adult use marijuana sold at retail?
• NO

If you are in favor of the question, place an “X” in the box opposite “YES”. If you are opposed to the question, place an “X” in the box opposite “NO”.

If you have any questions concerning this issue, please contact City Administrator, Michael West at (660) 679-4182 or mwest@cityofbutlermo.com

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