When is Mississippi’s Tax-Free Weekend?

JACKSON, Miss. — This year’s tax-free weekend in Mississippi is approaching!

The dates for 2021 are July 30, until July 31.

During this weekend, shoppers can purchase back-to-school items tax-free.

The savings include clothing, footwear, or school supplies if the item is less than $100.

What’s included?


Any article of apparel designed to be worn on the human body including pants, shirts and blouses, dresses, coats, jackets, belts, hats, undergarments, and multiple-piece garments sold as a set.


Any article of apparel for human feet except for skis, swim fins, rollerblades, skates, and any similar items.

School Supplies

Items that are commonly used by a student in a course of study.

Backpacks, calculators, erasers, pencil sharpeners, calculators and more stationary items are tax exempt.

What’s not included?

Accessories as jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, wallets, watches, briefcases and similar items do not qualify for the Sales Tax Holiday.

Some non-exempt items are bobby pins, briefcases, elastic ponytail holders, hair bows, hair clips, etc.

The tax holiday does not apply to sales of any other items not defined as clothing or footwear.

For a full list of eligible items click here