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Accelerated Payment No Longer Required | 5/3/2021
Effective immediately, Mississippi law no longer requires taxpayers to submit accelerated payments for sales, use and withholding tax.

Notice of Repeal of Sardis Tourism Tax | 4/20/2021
The Sardis Tourism Tax is no longer in effect as of July 1, 2021.

Notice of Repeal of Byhalia Tourism Tax | 4/20/2021
The Byhalia Tourism, Parks and Recreation Tax is no longer in effect as of July 1, 2021.

Gulf Coast Office to Offer IRP & IFTA Services | 4/16/2021
Effective April 12, 2021, the Gulf Coast District Office in Biloxi will begin providing IRP & IFTA services.

Tobacco Stamp Change Notice | 3/23/2021
​Within the next few weeks, the tobacco stamp will change colors. Please continue using the current stamp until you have exhausted your inventory.

2020 INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX FILING EXTENSION | 3/22/2021
Mississippi will follow the federal extension to file the 2020 individual income tax returns from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021.  This extension only applies to the filing of the individual income tax return and payment of tax due.  Penalty and interest will not accrue on the returns filed and payments made on or before May 17, 2021. 

This extension does not apply to the quarterly estimated payments due on April 15, 2021. 

 2020 Individual Income Tax Extension Notice



Notice to Tobacco Wholesalers Regarding Expiration of Settling Manufacturing Agreement | 3/16/2021
​Effective March 16, 2021, the 25-year settling agreement between the State of Mississippi and Liggett and Myers Inc. has expired. The NSM Fee of $1.76 for each NSM cigarette will now be due on all cigarettes received from Liggett & Myers, Inc.

Updated Notice to Professional Loggers | 3/1/2021
The notice has been update to include language that will allow professional loggers to use the affidavit to receive the reduced rate.
Children’s Promise Act Notice – 2021 | 12/4/2020
In the 2020 legislative session, House Bill 1729 passed to amend The Children’s Promise Act. Beginning January 1, 2021, Miss. Code Ann. §27-7-22.41 provides that the aggregate amount of tax credits that may be allocated by the Department of Revenue to certain business enterprises making voluntary cash contributions to ECOs cannot exceed ten million dollars ($10,000,000) in a calendar year.  For guidance on how the credits will be allocated, please see Notice 80-20-05 below.

 Notice 80-20-05 – Children Promise Act Notice – 2021​​​​​

Direct Purchase of Wine from a Winery | 12/1/2020
House Bill 1088, as passed by the 2020 Mississippi Legislature, authorizes individuals to purchase wine from a winery and have the wine shipped directly to a permitted package store.   Each person is limited to no more than ten (10) cases of wine per year.  This bill does not allow purchases of wine from out of state package stores or other online retailers.  

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