Where Do My Taxes Go?

Real & Personal Property Tax Bills
Each year the St. Louis County Department of Revenue mails out Real and Personal Property Tax bills to St. Louis County Taxpayers including those of you who live in the city of Des Peres. It is important to point out that the City of Des Peres does not assess a real or personal property tax, and has not done so for the past 24 years. One of the most common questions asked of city staff is “Where do my tax dollars go?” The following chart illustrates where your tax dollars are spent.

Where My Taxes Go - FY 2023