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Byram Hotel Tax | 7/21/2017
A special tax of two percent (2%) to be levied on the gross proceeds of room rentals of hotels and motels in the City of Byram.
Notice To Small Craft Breweries In Mississippi | 7/21/2017
City of Brandon Amphitheatre and Ancillary Improvement Tax | 6/21/2017
House Bill 1507, as passed by the 2016 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, authorizes a special tax of three percent (3%) to be levied on the gross proceeds of room rentals of hotels and motels in the City of Brandon.
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Repeal - Pascagoula Tourism and Economic Development Tax | 6/21/2017
The Pascagoula Tourism and Economic Development tax is no longer in effect as of July 1, 2017. This special tax is levied at the rate of three percent (3%) on the gross proceeds of hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts in the City of Pascagoula. Please discontinue collecting the three percent (3%) tax on hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, as of July 1, 2017.
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Repeal - City of Southaven Restaurant Tax | 6/21/2017
The Southaven Restaurant tax is no longer in effect as of July 1, 2017. The Southaven Restaurant tax is levied at the rate of one percent (1%) of the gross proceeds of the sales of prepared food and beverages at restaurants located in the City of Southaven. Please discontinue collecting the one percent (1%) tax on prepared foods and beverages, as of July 1, 2017.​

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Sales Tax Holiday 2017 | 6/15/2017
Sales Tax Holiday will begin at 12:01 A.M on Friday, July 28, 2017 through 12:00 Midnight on Saturday, July 29, 2017.  Click link to view Sales Tax Holiday Notice​​.
Meridian Office Move | 6/14/2017
The Meridian District Office will relocate to the building next door. ​
Amendment - Transfer Pricing Analysis | 6/9/2017
Transfer Pricing Analysis​
Amendment - Underreporting Sales | 6/9/2017
Underreporting Sales​
Request for Proposal #2017-01 Underreporting of Cash Sales | 6/2/2017
Underreporting of Cash Sales Question​
Proposal #2017-02 Transfer Pricing Analysis | 6/2/2017
Transfer Pricing RFP- Question​
Bid Proposal Questions & Answers | 5/22/2017
​IFB 2017-3​  Corrugated Boxes​​
John C. Stennis Customer Satisfaction Survey Results are In | 5/15/2017
Mississippi State's John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development conducted a survey highlighting services associated with ABC Permit Holders, Tax Professionals, County Officials, Business Filers and the Mississippi Legislature. The complete satisfaction executive report is attached to provide all survey results. 

Oasis Club Press Release | 5/9/2017
On Friday, April 28, 2017, agents of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), assisted by Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN), Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), and Southwest Mississippi Narcotics Enforcement Unit (SMNEU), executed a search warrant at the Oasis Club located at 119 Martin Ave., Brookhaven, MS that resulted in the arrest of the business owner and two bartenders.​

Clawson Press Release | 5/3/2017
On April 28, 2017, agents of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), along with Starkville Police Department (SPD), executed a search warrant at 105 South Nash Street, Starkville, MS.   Drew Clawson, 20, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, selling beer without a permit, distribution/selling of alcoholic beverages without a permit, minor in possession of beer, and minor in possession of alcoholic beverages. 

Lee County Press Release | 5/2/2017
Employees at two Lee County businesses were charged with the sale of beer to a person under twenty-one years of age. 

Sample Press Release 3-31-2017 | 4/3/2017
Henry Sample, of Rankin County, was charged on March 30, 2017,  with a felony for manufacturing or distilling alcohol and the unlawful possession of a still.​


Mississippi Severe Storm and Flooding Disaster Relief | 1/30/2017
Due to the recent storms that took place beginning January 20, 2017, Mississippi will follow federal extensions granted for victims of the severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds. Taxpayers residing in counties declared as disaster areas will have until May 31, 2017 to file individual, corporate income and pass-through entity tax returns due on or after January 20, 2017 and before May 31, 2017.​

Notice to Distributors Concerning Environmental Protection Fee Suspension | 1/26/2017


City of Pascagoula Parks and Recreation Tax | 12/5/2016
​Senate Bill 2921, as passed by the 2013 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, authorizes a special 2% tax to be levied on the gross proceeds of restaurants from the sale of prepared foods and beverages on businesses located in the corporate limits of the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi. 
Notice to Beer Wholesalers and Retailers | 12/5/2016
​The Department of Revenue has recently received complaints of alleged exclusionary practices by beer and light wine manufacturers, distributors and/or wholesalers. The following guidance is provided to those involved in the Mississippi beer and light wine industry to foster an atmosphere of voluntary compliance as well as place permittees on notice of actions that are viewed as a violation of Mississippi law. ​

City of Carthage Recreation and Tourism Facilities Tax | 10/31/2016
Senate Bill 1723, as passed by the 2016 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, authorizes a special 2% tax to be levied on the gross proceeds of hotel and motel room rentals and the gross proceeds of sales of restaurants on businesses located in the corporate limits of the City of Carthage, Mississippi.​​

2016 Holiday Schedule | 10/28/2016
The ABC has released its Holiday Schedule for 2016.  The warehouse will be adding 3 Fridays to its schedule this year to handle the increased demand during November and December.  

Relief to Hurricane Matthew Victims | 10/19/2016
Due to the recent Hurricane that took place in October 2016, Mississippi will follow federal extensions granted to Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina residents that were directly affected. Taxpayers residing in the counties declared disaster areas will have until March 15, 2017 to file individual income, corporate income and pass-through entity tax returns due on or after October 4, 2016, and before March 15, 2017.
Meridian Southern Arts and Entertainment Center Tax | 10/7/2016
House Bill 1770, as passed by the 2005 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, authorizes a special tax to be levied on certain businesses located in the corporate limits of the City of Meridian, Mississippi. The Bill levies a tax on the gross proceeds of restaurants from the sale of prepared foods and beverages in the City of Meridian.​

City of Winona Special Tax | 9/8/2016
Senate Bill 2048, as passed by the 2016 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, authorizes a special 2% tax to be levied on the gross proceeds from the sale of prepared food, on businesses located in the corporate limits of the City of Winona.​

Relief to Louisiana Flood Victims | 8/18/2016
Due to the recent flooding that took place on August 11, 2016, taxpayers residing in Louisiana counties designated as federally declared disaster areas have until January 17, 2017 to file individual income, corporate income and pass-through entity tax returns due on or after August 11, 2016, and before January 17, 2017.​​
City of Houston Special Tax | 7/22/2016
Senate Bill 2964, as passed by the 2016 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, authorizes a special tax to be levied on the gross proceeds from room rentals for each hotel and motel, and on the sale of prepared food, on businesses located in the corporate limits of the City of Houston.
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Mississippi Severe Storm and Flooding Disaster Relief | 4/11/2016
​Due to the recent storms, Mississippi storm victims will have until July 15, 2016 to file their returns and pay any taxes due.

Identity Validation Letters | 1/11/2016
With income tax fraud and identity theft on the rise, the Department of Revenue is committed to safeguarding taxpayer dollars by increasing security measures. ​
Mississippi Severe Storm Disaster Relief | 1/8/2016
Due to the recent storms, Mississippi storm victims will have until May 16, 2016 to
file their returns and pay any taxes due.
W-2 and 1099 Due Dates | 12/22/2015
​Updated Due Dates for W-2s and 1099s​​​​​
South Carolina Flood Notice | 11/10/2015
Mississippi will follow federal extensions granted to South Carolina residents directly affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place on October 1, 2015.​
Filing Status for Married Same-Sex Couples | 8/3/2015
On June 26, 2015, based on the decision made by the Supreme Court of the United States, Mississippi now recognizes the marriages of same-sex spouses.​​​
Statement of Account | 6/2/2015

Information about Statement of Account​​

Town of Como | 6/1/2015

Town of Como Tourism Parks and Recreation Tax

Ad Valorem Tax Credit | 2/2/2015

Senate Bill 2934, as passed by the Mississippi Legislature, changed the ad valorem tax credit to increase the amount of income tax credit paid on certain inventory and to authorize a five year carry forward effective July 1, 2012.​

State Tax Lien Registry | 1/1/2015

Beginning January 1, 2015, the Mississippi Department of Revenue will enroll tax liens for unpaid tax debts online on the State Tax Lien Registry. Tax liens will no longer be recorded with Circuit Clerks.

Bid Proposal Questions & Answers | 7/6/2014

IFB 2015-05​  Batteries & Chargers​

Petroleum Tax | 7/1/2014

Environmental Protection Fee Reinstated August 1, 2014

Sales Tax | 5/15/2014

Fuels and Utilities Exemption for certain manufacturing and agricultural businesses.​

City of Jackson Tax | 4/25/2014

Updated April 25, 2014 City of Jackson Special Tax

Insurance Premium Tax | 1/1/2014

Senate Bill 2024, as passed by the Mississippi Legislature, requires taxpayers to pay quarterly estimated payments and removes the requirement to file quarterly returns effective January 1, 2014.

We Moved! | 1/1/2013

Please visit us at our new offices at South Pointe Building Plaza, 500 Clinton Center Drive in Clinton. (Just off Springridge Road and I-20) Customer service entrance and visitor parking is located on the South end of the South Building. Our phone numbers and mailing addresses are not changing.

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