Mississippi shoppers gearing up for Tax-Free Weekend

Published: Jul. 27, 2017 at 11:27 PM CDT
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Mississippi shoppers are getting ready to hit the stores for this year's Tax-Free Weekend.

Certain clothing and shoe items totaling under $100 dollars will be free from the 7 percent tax levied by the state. The holiday weekend begins at 12:01 Friday and ends at midnight Saturday, July 29.

The following items will be tax-exempt for the shopping holiday:

• Clothing and Footwear: including coats, school uniforms, shoes, hats & general apparel. Must be $100 or less per item – excludes jewelry, purses, luggage, wallets, backpacks, skates, skis, and sports equipment.

• Accessories will not be tax exempt