Before you may hold a public auction in the State of Missouri you
must first purchase an auctioneer's license from the collector of
revenue of the county that you are holding the auction in. The
license will run one year from date of purchase; the cost of the
license is $52.00. RsMo 144.083 RSMo343.070.
No person shall exercise the trade or business of a
public auctioneer by selling any goods, property or real estate,
without a license.
An auctioneer is one who sells goods, merchandise or
property of any kind, at public or private auction, for another
person and who receives commission of any kind for conducting
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