Saint Louis is beating out cities like New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco in one very important respect. No, it’s not in job creation, economic growth, or public safety. Saint Louis is on the rise in a very different respect.
The Gateway City is now home to the 13th-highest base sales tax rate of all major U.S. cities. Yes, Saint Louis has a higher sales tax rate than New York City (9%), Los Angeles (9%), and San Francisco (8.75%).