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State Funding For Public Libraries
[ State Aid Certification Page ]
The method for distribution and allocation of Missouri state aid to public libraries is defined in RSMo 181.060. The general assembly appropriates money for state aid to public libraries and have determined specific requirements that libraries must meet to be certified or qualified to receive state aid.
The state aid appropriation is distributed to qualifying public libraries on an equal per capita rate based upon the population according to the latest federal census.
Public Libraries Certified for State Aid
Public Library Districts 2010 Census Population
State Aid Payments to Missouri Public Libraries
These reports show payments to Missouri public libraries for state aid, and should help libraries check the status of payments made by funds transfer. The report contains the date of payment, purchase order number, library, and state aid amount.
If you have any questions about state aid payments for Missouri public libraries, contact Debbie Musselman, Library Development Director, at (800) 325-0131.
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Athletes and Entertainers Tax Fund
The Non-Resident Professional Athletes and Entertainers Tax is a tax on the earnings of professional athletes and entertainers when playing or performing in the State of Missouri. It is collected by the State of Missouri and in the case of public libraries, is to be used to purchase print books, audio and video resources, magazines, eBooks, electronic subscriptions and other collection development materials.
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