|Tax Effects From The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act | 1/28/2019|
President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on December 22, 2017. The legislation provided
reduced tax rates for individuals and corporations, increased standard deduction for individuals and
provided for repatriation of foreign income. Many of the aspects of the federal legislation will not affect
Mississippi taxpayers as Mississippi has its own statutory provisions for many of the changes. Therefore,
the impact on Mississippi revenues will not be as significant as many other states.
|Michael Kimble Pleas Guilty to Tax Evasion | 12/12/2018|
On November 13, 2018, Michael Francis Kimble, 50, entered a plea of guilty to fraudulent statements and representation with the intent to evade a tax imposed by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
|Request Assistance with Sales or Use Tax | 12/11/2018|
|Vaiden Tourism, Parks and Recreation Tax | 11/29/2018|
A 2% on the gross proceeds of sales of restaurants and businesses from the sale of prepared foods in the Town of Vaiden. Effective January 1, 2019.
|GRENADA TOURIST AND CONVENTION TAX | 11/16/2018|
A 1% tax on the gross proceeds of sales of hotels and motels and a 1% tax on the gross proceeds of sales of restaurants and bars from the sale of prepared food in the City of Grenada. This levy is in addition to all other taxes imposed. Effective December 1, 2018.
|Hancock County Moonshine Bust 10-19-18 | 10/22/2018|
Friday evening, October 19, 2018, law enforcement agents of the Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control executed a search warrant at 2465 Rocky Hill Dedeaux Rd, Kiln, MS. Willie “Jr” Necaise and Tangela Davenport were arrested for possession of an illegal distillery. Both were on scene at the time the warrant was served and subsequently booked into the Hancock County Jail.
|Relief to Hurricane Michael Victims | 10/15/2018|
Due to the recent hurricane that took place beginning October 7, 2018, Mississippi will follow federal extensions granted to the victims of Hurricane Michael. Taxpayers who reside in the counties designated as federally declared disaster areas have until February 28, 2019 to file individual income, corporate income and pass-through entity returns due on or after October 7, 2018.
|Relief to Hurricane Florence Victims | 9/20/2018|
Due to the recent hurricane that took place beginning September 7, 2018, Mississippi will follow federal extensions granted to the victims of
Hurricane Florence. Taxpayers who reside in the counties designated as federally declared disaster areas have until January 31, 2019 to file individual income, corporate income and
pass-through entity returns due on or after September 7, 2018.
|Moonshine Bust Carroll County | 9/12/2018|
On September 12, 2018, Agents of the Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 883 County Rd 207, Carrollton, MS. Upon service of the search warrant, agents discovered an illegal distillery and moonshine
|Hancock County Moonshine Bust | 9/4/2018|
Agents of the Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control executed a warrant on Hubert Dedeaux Road in Hancock County Mississippi.