Online giant Amazon will begin charging sales tax in Missouri
Online retailer giant Amazon will begin charging sales tax for customer purchases made in Missouri, the company announced on Tuesday.
Amazon spokeswoman Jill Kerr said a short statement by email that "Amazon will begin collecting sales tax in Missouri on Feb. 1, 2017."
The announcement adds Missouri to a growing list of states in which orders placed on amazon.com will include a sales tax.
Currently, Amazon dominates the business of online retail sales. As of 2016, the e-retailer reported more than 300 million active customer accounts worldwide.