News outlets report school supplies are officially on the tax exemption list for the holiday, which is on July 26 and 27. All clothing, footwear and school supplies under $100 can be purchased minus the 7% state sales tax.
Sen. Chuck Younger co-authored the bill that passed last year and said it’s long overdue.
Younger says if there’s a tax-exempt holiday for firearms, then there should be one to help parents and teachers with school supplies.
The Mississippi Department of Revenue website has a description of items that are eligible for the two-day tax break.
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