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Date of Mississippi sales tax holiday for clothes and school supplies announced

Mississippi announced the date where you can buy clothes, shoes and school supplies with zero state tax on your purchases.

The 2020 State of Mississippi’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, July 31, 2020 and 12:00 Midnight Saturday, August 1, 2020.

According to the Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday passed
in the 2009 Legislative Session and amended in 2019
Legislative Session, Sales Tax is not due on the sale of
articles of clothing, footwear, or school supplies if the
sales price of a single item is less than One Hundred
Dollars ($100.00).

According to the Department of revenue, here are some definitions of eligible items:

“Clothing” is any article of apparel designed to be
worn on the human body including pants, shirts and
blouses, dresses, coats, jackets, belts, hats,
undergarments, and multiple piece garments sold as a
“Footwear” is any article of apparel for human feet
except for skis, swim fins, roller blades, skates, and any
similar items.
“Accessories” as jewelry, handbags, luggage,
umbrellas, wallets, watches, briefcases, and similar
items do not qualify for the Sales Tax Holiday.
“School Supplies” means items that are commonly used
by a student in a course of study.

You can see the complete list of items below:


Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

One thought on “Date of Mississippi sales tax holiday for clothes and school supplies announced

  • Jemia polk

    Is it half price off the newest Jordan’s that come out this year 2020?


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