According to the Tax Foundation, the state of Missouri is tied for third among all U.S. states in regards to purchasing power. Beginning in 2016, active duty service members who are Missouri residents receive additional tax benefits. Click here to learn more about these military tax benefits. Military spouses who are working while stationed in Missouri should also be aware of the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act. Additionally, military members stationed in Missouri or with a Missouri home of record should ensure they review this information from the Missouri Department of Revenue regarding filing a Missouri state income tax return. Without a doubt, you can get more bang for your buck here than in almost any other state.
Not only will you find great value here, you'll also find great adventure! Our area is packed with outdoor adventure and we guarantee you’ll never be bored! Whether you prefer hiking and fishing or zip lining and jet skiing, you can do it all right here. Many area residents spend their lazy summer days floating down one of our many rivers or swimming at Lake of the Ozarks with friends. Military members, Veterans, and their Family members even have the option to utilize the Army’s FMWR Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area.
If you prefer indoor activities, we have you covered there, too. You can enjoy a wine tasting, visit a local brewery or explore an art gallery. You will also find unique shopping and great boutiques, as well as large chain stores throughout the region. Once you have shopped to your heart’s content, you can sit back and enjoy a first-rate performance at the Leach Theater on the University of Missouri Science & Technology campus.