MS tax free weekend underway
PINE BELT, MS. - The state's tax free weekend started Friday.
Certain clothing and shoe items totaling under $100 will be free from the 7% state tax. The holiday weekend ends Saturday at midnight.
See the following information below:
The exemption applies to many articles of clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item (or pair), including but not limited to:
Gym suits and school uniforms
Nightgowns and nightshirts
Work clothes and uniforms
Single items or items sold as a unit with a sales price of $100 or more are not eligible for the exemption. In addition, the exemption does not apply to rentals of clothing or footwear. Other non-exempt items include:
Graduation caps and gowns
Sports helmets and pads
Wallets, watches and watch bands