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Retailers across the state gearing up for annual Sales Tax Holiday

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s annual sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends at midnight Saturday. Mississippi retailers are gearing up for one of their busiest times of the year. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Kathy Waterbury says nothing has changed from previous years in which shoppers can save 7 percent on certain clothes and shoes that cost $100 ...

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Lawmakers mull tax holiday on guns, ammo

JACKSON — Mississippi lawmakers are considering a two-day sales tax exemption for guns and ammunition in honor of “Second Amendment Weekend” which would come just before fall hunting seasons. Some said fear over revenue loss might derail the bill, which was filed by Rep. Warner McBride, D-Courtland. It has 39 co-sponsors. The House Ways and Means Committee hasn’t taken up ...

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