BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI

 

 

In the Matter of Union Electric Company, d/b/a†††††††††† )††††††††

Ameren Missouriís Tariff to Increase Its Annual†††††††††† )†††††††† File No. ER-2012-0166

Revenues for Electric Service††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )

 

 

ORDER TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO CITIES AND COUNTIES OF ELECTRIC RATE INCREASE AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 393.275.1, RSMO

 

Issue Date:January 3, 2013†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††† †††Effective Date: January 3, 2013

 

Section 393.275.1 RSMo (2000) requires the Commission to notify the governing body of each city or county imposing a business license tax on gross receipts of any electric corporation of any approved rate increase for that electric corporation that exceeds seven percent.Further, the statute requires the Commission to:

include with such notice to any city or county the percentage increase approved for the utility, together with an estimate of the annual increase in gross receipts resulting from the tariff increase on customers residing in that city or county.†††††

 

Section 393.275.2 then requires the taxing authority to reduce its tax rate to reduce the amount of revenue collected under the tax.

On December 12, 2012, the Commission issued a report and order that allowed Ameren Missouri increase the companyís annual revenues from its provision of electric service by 10.05%.On December 27, 2012, the Commission approved Ameren Missouriís tariff to implement the allowed rate increase.On January 3, 2013, the Commission denied rehearing requests.

As required by the statute and a Commission Regulation, Ameren Missouri has submitted a list of the cities and counties within its service territory that impose a business license tax on its gross receipts, along with an estimate of the annual increase in gross receipts resulting from the rate increase on customers residing in that city or county.That list and revenue increase estimate is attached to this Notice. ††

THE COMMISSION ORDERS THAT:

1.†††††† The Commissionís Data Center shall mail a copy of this order to each city or county identified by Union Electric Company, d/b/a Ameren Missouri.†††

2.†††††† This order shall become effective immediately upon issuance.

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BY THE COMMISSION

 

 

 

 

Shelley Brueggemann

Acting Secretary

 

 

( S E A L )

 

Dated at Jefferson City, Missouri,

On this 3rd day of January, 2013

 

Woodruff, Chief Regulatory Law Judge