When is the sales tax holiday 2016? Weekend offers discounts for back to school

Published 5:23 pm Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Mississippi’s annual sales tax holiday arrives end of this week, so if you want to save some money this is your weekend.

Retail shoppers in Mississippi won’t be charged the state’s 7 percent sales tax on purchases of clothing and shoes under $100. The sales tax holiday begins this Friday (July 29) at 12:01 a.m. and it ends this Saturday (July 30) at midnight, providing two full days of shopping discounts.

Schools supplies and computers are not included in Mississippi’s sales tax weekend discounts.

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Here is more information on Mississippi’s sales tax holiday 2016.