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Mississippi Tax Free Weekend Approaches

Posted by Kristy Griffith | July 24, 2012 / 09:52am | Local News
UNDATED (WCBI) -- Shoppers looking for a deal on back-to-school clothing and shoes will be out in full force this weekend. Mississippi's annual sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 Friday (7-27) and ends at midnight Saturday (7-28).

Clothing and shoes, costing less than $100 per item, are exempt from the 7.25% sales tax.

There are a few rules, Accessories, school supplies, computers and athletic items are not included. Clothing and shoe rentals aren't eligible. Layaway items are not eligible.

For a complete list of items that are eligible go to http://www.dor.ms.gov/docs/SalesTaxHoliday2012.pdf.

Alabama's sales tax holiday is scheduled for August 3rd through the 5th. There, shoppers will be able to buy clothing, school supplies and computers with no sales tax.
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