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Second amendment sales tax holiday

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

This information has been provided by the Mississippi Department of Revenue

The 2014 Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend holiday will take place between 12:01 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5 and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7.

According to the MSAW holiday as passed in the 2014 Legislative Session, sales tax is not due during the holiday on the sale of firearms, ammunition and certain hunting supplies as defined below.

‘Hunting supplies' are the following items when used for hunting: archery equipment, firearm and archery cases, firearm and archery accessories, hearing protection, holsters, belts and slings. The sale of general hunting supplies are not exempt. Hunting supplies does not include animals used for hunting.

Layaway sales of eligible items do not qualify for the holiday.

Sales of eligible items that were placed or ordered by mail, telephone, or the internet are not subject to sales tax if the purchaser orders and pays for the items during the holiday and the items are accepted by the seller for immediate shipment.

For more information about eligible and non-eligible items please contact the Mississippi Department of Revenue at (601) 923-7015.

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