Shop Local for Mississippi's Sales Tax Holiday

Staff Writer

Remember to shop local and to shop with other members of the GSDP (Chamber of Commerce). Mark your calendars!
The annual Sales Tax Holiday begins12:01 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, and ends 12:00 midnight Saturday, August 1, 2015.
The items exempt from sales tax during the Sales Tax Holiday are identical to those items exempt in prior years. Clothing and footwear items, meant to be worn next to the body and cost less than $100 per item, are exempt from sales tax during this period. Accessories such as jewelry, handbags, wallets, watches, backpacks, and similar items do not qualify for the Sales Tax Holiday. Cleats and items worn in conjunction with an athletic or recreational activity are other sample items not eligible. School supplies and computers are not included.