How do I obtain a Merchant's License?
Fill out the following form and return it to the Cass County Collector's office for processing.

Call the Cass County Collector's office at 816-380-8377. We'll be happy to answer your questions and send you an application. Or, if you prefer, come by our office. The Collector's Office is located at 2725 Cantrell Road.

After you complete the application, attach a business or personal check for $25.00 and return it to the Collector's Office.

Your state sales tax number must be included on the application. If you need more information regarding state sales tax, please contact the Missouri Department of Revenue at:
Truman Building
301 W. High St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Or by phone at 573-751-2836.

Your validated license will be mailed to you at the business location address included on the application. A Merchant's License is issued for the calendar year of January 1 through December 31. The annual license fee is $25. A business with more than one permanent location is required to obtain a separate license for each place of business. A county issued Merchant's License is in addition to any city or other local business license you may have.

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1. Who is a merchant?
2. Do I need a Cass County Merchant's License for my business?
3. How do I obtain a Merchant's License?
4. I do not have a permanent site for my business but travel from place to place selling goods. Do I need a Merchant's License?