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City of Columbus | 3/4/2019
​A 2% tax on the gross proceeds of sales of restaurants from the sale of beer, alcoholic beverages and prepared foods in the City of Columbus. Effective April 1, 2019.
ABC Agents Seize Moonshine and Fentanyl in Tylertown | 2/28/2019
ABC Agents executed a search warrant on a home in Tylertown, MS, where they arrested Rusty McBeth and Jessica McBeth.


City of Baldwyn | 2/27/2019
​Reinstatement of the 2% tax imposed on the gross proceeds of sales on hotels and prepared food located in City of Baldwyn. Effective April 1, 2019.
Clinton Tourism, Parks and Recreation Tax | 2/27/2019
An additional 1% tax levied on hotels and motels in the City of Clinton.​ Effective March 1, 2019.
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.


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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.
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