Mississippi tax free holiday right around the corner

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mississippians will see a discount for the third year in a row when they purchase back-to-school clothing and footwear.

The sales tax holiday, will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 29, and end at 12:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30.

The sales tax exemption will apply to most clothing items and footwear priced less than $100.00 per article.

The Sales Tax Holiday legislation, is aimed at spurring Mississippi's economy. It was passed in 2009 with bipartisan support.

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