Missouri Sales Tax on Food and Meals Missouri: Sales Tax Handbook

Missouri:

Are Food and Meals subject to sales tax?

While Missouri's sales tax generally applies to most transactions, certain items have special treatment in many states when it comes to sales taxes. This page describes the taxability of food and meals in Missouri, including catering and grocery food. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Missouri.


Catering
TAXABLE
In the state of Missouri, any voluntary, set-up, serving, and takedown services in a addition to delivery charges are not considered to be taxable. Any voluntary gratuities are not considered to be taxable.

Grocery Food
TAXABLE
In the state of Missouri, food items are taxed at reduced rate of 1.225%.



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