Guns, shoes…but what about books?
December 29, 2016 - School Supplies
Guns, boots … though what about books?
Mississippi already has dual sales-tax weekends, though during slightest one authority intends to run for a school-supply taxation holiday in a new year.
Legislators upheld House Bill 348 in 2009 to yield a sales-tax holiday that allows business to buy certain articles of wardrobe or shoes but profitable sales tax. There’s also a gun sales taxation holiday, called a Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend, that allows people to buy a far-reaching operation of sport reserve — including guns — in September.
But there’s no sales-tax service for relatives and guardians to buy propagandize supplies.
“Parents and guardians could squeeze propagandize reserve and wardrobe in sell stores located in Mississippi,” Rep. Jay Hughes pronounced in a Facebook post.
Hughes is from District 12 in North Mississippi.
“We do it for guns and ammunition, nonetheless a families have to leave and go to adjacent states to take advantage of their taxation holidays,” he said. “Keeping those dollars here is good for families and Mississippi businesses.”
Hughes due carrying a school-supplies taxation holiday coincide with a sales-tax holiday on a final weekend of July.