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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves reminds Mississippians that Friday marks the start of the sales tax weekend on clothing and shoes.

All day Friday and Saturday, consumers can take advantage of a tax break on shirts, pants, dresses and any other item of clothing in time for back-to-school shopping. Items that cost less than $100 individually will not be subject to sales tax.

“This weekend is a chance for parents and grandparents to get a break for their wallet while getting children ready for a new school year,” Lt. Gov. Reeves said. “While I support this sales tax holiday which provides relief to Mississippi pocketbooks, I also believe we ought to continue finding ways to provide permanent savings to our citizens."

For a full list of items eligible for the sales tax exemption, visit https://www.dor.ms.gov/Business/Documents/2016%20Sales%20Tax%20Holiday.pdf

LG Tate Reeves Press Release

Posted July 29, 2016 - 1:12 pm

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