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State’s tax collection shortfalls continue through March, hit $79.6 million

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By TED CARTER Here’s some news that leaders in the Mississippi Legislature will have to ponder before deciding next week to begin phasing out the state business franchise tax and certain individual income tax rates: Revenue collections for March fell $20 million below projections, a trend that started in December with revenues coming in $21.6 million lower than expected. Year to ...

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New faces in new places leave fate of inventory tax reform unclear

New legislative leadership does not necessarily guarantee easy victory for an old fight over inventory taxes. That’s something on which parties from both sides of the issue agree. Mississippi is one of nine states that still impose an inventory tax on its businesses. Arkansas is the only bordering state to still impose it, and Georgia is the only other Southeastern ...

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