Recent News
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.

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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. 
The Brookhaven District Office Closing | 9/4/2018
The Brookhaven District Office of the Mississippi Department of Revenue will be closing September 30, 2018​.

Lincoln County Resident Sentenced in Tax Evasion Case | 8/30/2018
On August 20, 2018, Donny Ray Wilson, 56, of 1150 Highway 472, Hazlehurst, MS 39083, entered a plea of guilty to one (1) count of Tax Evasion.
Richland Tourism, Parks and Recreation Tax | 8/29/2018
A 3% tax  on the gross proceeds from room rentals of hotels and motels in the City of Richland​. Effective October 1, 2018.​​
Repeal of City of Baldwyn Tourism Tax | 8/21/2018
The Baldwyn Tourism tax is no longer in effect as of July 1, 2018.  The Baldwyn Tourism tax is levied at the rate of two percent (2%) on the gross proceeds derived from the gross proceeds of prepared foods at restaurants and convenience stores and room rentals on all hotels and motels within in the City of Baldwyn.  Please discontinue collecting the two percent (2%) restaurant and hotel and motel tax, as of July 1, 2018.  

Lowndes County Moonshine Bust | 8/20/2018
On August 20, 2018, Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Law Enforcement Agents and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department Metro Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of Lonnie Bernard Phinizee of 29 Plum Nellie Road, Columbus MS.
 
City of Pearl Tourism, Recreation, and Parks Tax | 8/9/2018
A 3% tax on gross proceeds of sales of hotels and motels and 1% tax on the gross proceeds of sales of restaurants in the City of Pearl. This levy is in addition to all other taxes imposed. Effective September 1, 2018.

Sales and Use Tax Guidance of Online Sellers | 8/6/2018
The Mississippi Department of Revenue has issued guidance for Out of State Sellers affected by the Wayfair case. Please click here for the guidance​.  
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