Sales Tax Holiday 2018

The 2018 Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, July 27, 2018 and 11:59 P. M. Saturday, July 28, 2018.​ Click here to learn what is included during the Sales Tax Holiday​.


Article Date:   7/2/2018    |   Expiration Date:   7/1/2019


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Military Spouses Residency Relief Act Update | 8/21/2019
The Military Spouses Residency Relief Act (MSRRA) provides that spouses of military personnel who move to Mississippi due to the servicemember spouse being posted for military duty can keep their former residency for tax purposes throughout the marriage.
On December 31, 2018, the MSRRA was changed by amending the Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA) to allow the spouse of a servicemember to elect to use the same residence as the servicemember. The election can be made for any taxable year of the marriage. 
As a result, amended Mississippi income tax returns may be filed to claim the MSRRA exemption for any tax year(s) that are within three (3) years of the due date of the original return filed, or the extended due date, whichever is later. ​​

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Greenwood and Tupelo District Offices will close as of July 31 | 7/29/2019
Carroll County Moonshine Bust | 7/19/2019
CARROLL COUNTY, Miss. – On July 18, 2019, after an approximately three month investigation, Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents, with assistance from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, served two simultaneous search warrants near Vaiden, MS. The first search warrant was at 2423 CR 87, a suspected still location. When ABC agents and Carroll County Deputies approached the still site, the suspect, 68-year-old Jimmie Alexander, was actively working the still. Alexander was in the process of cooking, and had finished moonshine running from the still.
Starkville Parks and Recreation Tax | 7/15/2019
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Columbia Tourism Parks and Recreation Tax | 6/12/2019
A 3% tax on hotels and restaurants in the city of Columbia effective July 1, 2019.
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