Taxes

Platte County businesses have the advantage of some of the lowest taxes in the metro area.

  • Real property (commercial & industrial) is assessed at 32% of the fair market value
  • Personal property (such as furniture, cars, trucks etc.) is assessed at 33 1/3% of fair market value
  • Residential property is assessed at 19% of fair market value
  • Agricultural property is assessed at 12% of fair market value.

The graph below provides a visual of Platte County taxes in the metro area.

The 2016 tax levies are shown in the table below.


Jurisdiction

Kansas City – Park Hill Schools

Kansas City – Platte County R3

Parkville

Platte City

Riverside

State

.03

.03

.03

.03

.03

County

.06

.06

.06

.06

.06

Commercial Surtax*

.36

.36

.36

.36

.36

City

1.5906***

1.5906***

.6478

1.0886****

0

School

5.5290

5.0439

5.5690

5.0439

5.5290

Other**

1.1242

.9992

2.3215

1.6389

1.1753

Total

8.6938

8.0837

8.9483

9.0314

7.1543


Source: Platte County Clerk

*M&M Replacement Tax (commercial surtax) is fixed and applies to Class 3 Real Property only
** Does not include some special levies
***Does not include an Additional Assessment of .75 on Land for Boulevards per KCMO Ordinances
**** Platte City’s levy is for Real Property only

To find more information please go to: www.co.platte.mo.us and click on Taxes and Licenses.