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  251.618.  Incremental tax financing permitted, when — county assessor duties — tax rates, determination of. — 1.  A regional economic development district board, after adopting a regional economic development plan, may adopt incremental tax financing as set forth in this section for the purposes of the district by passing a resolution, however, incremental tax financing shall not be available for any retail projects.  Upon the adoption of the first of any such resolutions, the treasurer of the board shall establish a special allocation fund for the regional economic development district.

  2.  Immediately upon the adoption of a resolution implementing incremental tax financing under subsection 1 of this section, the county assessor shall determine the total equalized assessed value of all taxable real property within such regional economic development district by adding together the most recently ascertained equalized assessed value of each taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of real property within such regional economic development project area as of the date of the adoption of such resolution and shall provide to the treasurer of the board written certification of such amount as the total initial equalized assessed value of the taxable real property within such regional economic development district.

  3.  In each of the twenty-five calendar years following the adoption of a resolution adopting incremental tax financing for a regional economic development district under this section unless and until such incremental tax financing for such district is terminated by resolution of the regional economic development district board, the ad valorem taxes, and payments in lieu of taxes, if any, arising from the levies upon taxable real property in such regional economic development project area by taxing districts at the tax rates determined in the manner provided in section 251.627 shall be divided as follows:

  (1)  That portion of taxes, penalties, and interest levied upon each taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of real property in such regional economic development project area which is attributable to the initial equalized assessed value of each such taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of real property in such regional economic development project area as certified by the county assessor in accordance with subsection 2 of this section plus an annual tax base adjustment equal to the percentage change in the general price level as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the United States, or its successor index, as defined and officially recorded by the United States Department of Labor, shall be allocated to and, when collected, shall be paid by the collecting authority to the respective affected taxing districts in the manner required by law in the absence of the adoption of incremental tax financing.  For the purpose of determining the percentage change in the general price level, the treasurer of the regional economic development district board shall determine the consumer price index as defined herein for the preceding calendar year over the consumer price index for the calendar year immediately prior thereto;

  (2)  Payments in lieu of taxes attributable to the increase in the current equalized assessed valuation of each taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of real property in the regional economic development project area and any applicable penalty and interest over and above the initial equalized assessed value of each such taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of real property in such regional economic development project area as certified by the county assessor and as adjusted by the annual tax base adjustment as detailed in this section shall be allocated to and, when collected, shall be paid by the collecting officer of the municipality or county to the treasurer of the regional economic development district who shall deposit such payment in lieu of taxes into a separate segregated account for payments in lieu of taxes within the special allocation fund.  Payments in lieu of taxes which are due and owing shall constitute a lien against the real property from which such payments in lieu of taxes are derived and shall be collected in the same manner as real property taxes, including the assessment of penalties and interest where applicable.  The lien of payments in lieu of taxes may be foreclosed in the same manner as the lien of real property taxes.  No part of the current equalized assessed valuation of each taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of property in any such regional economic development project area attributable to any increase above the initial equalized assessed value of each such taxable lot, block, tract, or parcel of real property in such regional economic development project area as certified by the county assessor and as adjusted by the annual tax base adjustment as detailed in this section shall be used in calculating the general state school aid formula provided for in section 163.031 until incremental tax financing for such regional economic development project area expires or is terminated in accordance with the regional economic development district law;

  (3)  For purposes of this section, levies upon taxable real property in such regional economic development area by taxing districts shall not include the blind pension fund tax levied under the authority of Article III, Section 38(b) of the Missouri Constitution, the merchants' and manufacturers' inventory replacement tax levied under the authority of Article X, Subsection 2 of Section 6 of the Missouri Constitution, the desegregation sales tax, or the conservation taxes.

  4.  In each of the twenty-five calendar years following the adoption of a resolution adopting incremental tax financing for a regional economic development project area under this section, unless and until incremental tax financing for such regional economic development project area is terminated in accordance with the regional economic development district law, fifty percent of the economic activity taxes from such regional economic development project area shall be allocated to and paid by the collecting officer of any such economic activity tax to the treasurer of the regional economic development district, who shall deposit such funds in a separate segregated account for economic activity taxes within the special allocation fund.

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(L. 2007 H.B. 741)


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