City of Fenton, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 620.010 License Tax — Gross Receipts.

[R.O. 2006 §645.010; Ord. No. 633 §1, 4-18-1983; Ord. No. 826 §1, 9-16-1985; Ord. No. 3219 §1, 9-22-2011]
A. 
Every person, firm or corporation now or hereafter engaged in the business of supplying or furnishing electricity or electrical power in the City of Fenton as a license or occupational tax, shall pay five percent (5%) of the gross receipts derived from such business within the City except that the collection of the license tax on the gross receipts from residential customers shall be in abatement until reinstated by ordinance. No residential customer or utility shall be held responsible or liable for sums not collected during the period of abatement.
B. 
The gross receipts tax imposed upon electric corporations, including, but not limited to, Ameren Missouri, pursuant to Section 620.010 of the Municipal Code of Fenton, Missouri shall be maintained at its existing rate of five percent (5%), despite the tariff increase awarded by the PSC to Ameren Missouri effective January 3, 2013.
[Ord. No. 3313 §1, 2-28-2013]

Section 620.020 Statement of Gross Receipts — Payment of Tax.

[R.O. 2006 §645.020; Ord. No. 483 §1, 1-16-1979]
Every person, firm or corporation engaged in the business hereinbefore set forth, in the City of Fenton, is hereby required to file with the City Clerk of Fenton on or before the last day of each calendar month commencing with February, 1979, a sworn statement showing the gross receipts derived from the transaction of such business in the City for the preceding calendar month; and at the same time pay to the City Collector the tax hereinbefore set forth; provided however, that it shall not be necessary to include in such statement nor calculate the tax upon any receipts derived from such service furnished the City or any other governmental unit therein.

Section 620.030 Authority To Investigate Statements.

[R.O. 2006 §645.030; Ord. No. 27 §3, 8-17-1959]
The City Clerk and such other person or persons as may be designated by the Mayor from time to time is and are hereby authorized to investigate the corrections and accuracy of the statement so filed, and for that purpose shall have access at all reasonable times to the books, documents, papers and records of any person making such return in order to ascertain the accuracy thereof.

Section 620.040 License Tax — No Exemptions From Other Taxes.

[R.O. 2006 §645.040; Ord. No. 27 §4, 8-17-1959]
Nothing in this Chapter shall be so construed as to exempt any person, firm or corporation to which this Chapter is applicable from the payment to the City of Fenton of the tax which the City levies upon the real or personal property belonging to such person, firm or corporation.