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Tax free holiday including clothes and school supplies is later this month

The Mississippi tax free holiday will include school supplies for the first time this year as well as clothes and shoes. This applies to every item under $100.

The 2019 Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, July 26, 2019 and 12:00 Midnight Saturday, July 27, 2019 according to the MS DOR.

From the Department of Revenue:

“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 set. “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, garment bags 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 all eligible items by clicking here.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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