Mississippi Adds School Supplies to the Summer Sales Tax Holiday

[May 22, 2019] Mississippi holds a sales tax holiday each year beginning on the last Friday in July and ending on the following Saturday. In years past, this holiday has applied to clothing and footwear with a selling price of less than $100. Pursuant to Senate Bill 2955, the state has added school supplies to the list of items eligible for exemption during the holiday period.

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Katherine Mullen

Katherine Mullen is a Tax Law Research Associate in the Regulatory Analysis department at Sovos. Her research focuses on US transaction tax and VAT law in several African, Asian and Middle Eastern countries. Katherine is a lawyer and a member of the Massachusetts Bar. Prior to joining Sovos, she was a paralegal for O’Neill & Neylon, an estate planning law firm. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from McGill University, an M.S. in Library Science from Simmons College and a J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.
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