City of Ste. Genevieve, MO
Ste. Genevieve County
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[CC 1985 §20-91; Ord. No. 2382 §2, 3-15-1983]
Every person now or hereafter engaged in the business of supplying electricity or natural gas service for any purpose in the City and every manufacturing corporation now or hereafter engaged in the manufacture of electricity for compensation for any purpose in the City shall pay to the City as a license tax a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the gross receipts from such business.
[CC 1985 §20-92; Ord. No. 2382 §3, 3-15-1983]
It is hereby made the duty of every person engaged in any of the businesses described in Section 605.090 to file with the City Clerk in the month of January of each year a sworn statement of the gross receipts, by month, of such person from such business from the previous year. The City Clerk shall be and is hereby authorized to investigate the correctness and accuracy of the statement required and for that purpose shall have access at all reasonable times to the books, documents, papers and records of any person filing such a statement in order to ascertain the accuracy thereof.
[CC 1985 §20-93; Ord. No. 2382 §4, 3-15-1983]
A. 
Every person now or hereafter engaged in any of the businesses described in Section 605.090 shall pay to the City Collector an amount equal to the license tax levied in Section 605.090. Payments to the City to be made in accordance to the following schedule:
1. 
Electric companies. On or before the twenty-fifth (25th) day of each month, on the gross receipts of the company for the present month.
2. 
Natural gas companies. Semi-annually in July and January of each year, on the gross receipts of the companies for the preceding six (6) calendar months.
[CC 1985 §20-94; Ord. No. 2382 §5, 3-15-1983]
The tax required to be paid by this Division shall be in lieu of other occupational license tax required of any person engaged in any of the businesses described in Section 605.090, but nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to exempt any such person from the payment to the City of the tax which the City levies upon the real or personal property belonging to such person, nor the tax required of merchants or manufacturers for the sale of anything other than electricity or natural gas service nor shall the tax herein required exempt any such person from the payment of any other tax on any of the businesses described in Section 605.090.