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:

  • Baby clothes

  • Gym suits and school uniforms

  • Hosiery

  • Nightgowns and nightshirts

  • Veils

  • Work clothes and uniforms

Not eligible:

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:

  • Baseball cleats

  • Graduation caps and gowns

  • Hair accessories

  • Sports helmets and pads

  • Wallets, watches and watch bands

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