Duties & Responsibilities
The Finance Director and finance staff are responsible for the city's accounting activities including preparing the annual finance report, compiling data for the annual budget and other documents related to the financial operations of the city. Among other things, the Finance Department provides timely and accurate financial reporting, payroll processing, grant and intergovernmental revenue administration, funds management and debt service management.
As of October 1, 2011, Ellisville's sales tax rate is 8.175%, one of the lowest tax rates among St. Louis County municipalities. The State of Missouri collects 4.225% of this and 2.70% is collected by St. Louis County. Ellisville has 1.25% of local municipal option taxes for stormwater, parks and general revenue.
Tax-Funded Projects & Services
Your tax money funds a number of projects and services in Ellisville. Here are some of the highlights for 2013: