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Viewpoint - State Tax Holiday

From time to time we have to criticize our lawmakers, so it is only fair to commend them when they do something good for the folks.

This Friday and Saturday, July 31 and August 1, the good folks in Jackson have declared a two-day holiday from state taxes on clothing and shoes just in time for back to school shopping.  

There are some stipulations regarding price per item, so ask your retailer first about the details. 

It takes a lot of courage to do something like this that will cost the state a lot of dollars in order to help stimulate local economies.

We applaude this move and urge you to take advantage of this opportunity Mississippi has provided.  

I'm Jim Cameron, let us hear from you on subjects of interest.

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