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Celebrate Mississippi's Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Celebrate Mississippi's Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday!

Friday, August 25 -- Sunday, August 27!

In 2014, the Mississippi Legislature created an annual tax break on firearms, ammunition, archery equipment and certain hunting supplies during the first full weekend of September.  In 2015, state lawmakers moved the Second Amendment sales tax holiday to the last full weekend in August so that sportsmen can enjoy savings further in advance of going afield.

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves (R) encourages you to participate in 2017’s tax holiday by visiting Mississippi retailers this weekend (August 25-27) and stocking up on hunting and shooting supplies for the fall.  A complete list of eligible and non-eligible items for this tax exemption, as determined by the Mississippi Department of Revenue, can be found here.

Thank you to all Mississippi state officials and lawmakers who continue to support this popular celebration of the Magnolia State’s commitment to our Second Amendment rights and the contributions sportsmen make to wildlife conservation!

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.