Addressing Local Mental Health Needs via County-level Property Tax – 2021

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by Abigail Barker, PhD, Lauren Kempton, MSW, MPH, and Leah Kemper, MPH | December 2021

The county-level property-based mill tax is used in some Missouri counties to strengthen mental health programs, services and supports.  This updated brief examines how this tax works and serves as an informational resource for local governments and organizations looking at a mill tax as a way to address the unmet mental health needs of their communities.

View an earlier version of this brief from 2019.