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Frequently Asked Questions

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I recently moved to Jackson County from another state and have never paid personal property tax in Missouri. What do I need to do?
New residents moving to the County from another state will need vehicle registrations from the previous 3 years through January one of the current year, and/or they can provide any combination of these documents showing an out-of-state address for the past 2 years through January 1:
- Bank statements (P.O. Box addresses will not be accepted)
- Utility bills (indicating "service at" address)
- Lease agreement or mortgage payment statement
- Credit card statement (P.O. Box addresses will not be accepted)

If you have questions, you will need to call 816-881-1330 or contact the Jackson County Assessment Department.

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1. What items do I take with me to renew my license plates?
2. I am renewing 2-year license plates. Which years’ personal property tax receipts do I need?
3. I need to license a car not included on my paid tax receipt. What do I do?
4. I recently moved to Jackson County from another state and have never paid personal property tax in Missouri. What do I need to do?
5. I recently moved to Jackson County from another county in Missouri. What do I need to do?
6. I did not owe personal property taxes last year in Jackson County. How can I obtain my license plates?
7. My leasing company pays my personal property taxes. What will I need to take to the license bureau?