Mississippi, Arkansas announce guidelines for tax-free holiday weekends

Mississippi, Arkansas announce guidelines for tax-free holiday weekends

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s tax-free holiday weekend will be held beginning July 31 at 12:01 a.m. through midnight on August 1, according to a press release.

Sales tax will not be due on the sale of clothing, footwear or school supplies if the price of a single item is less than $100.

The holiday is statewide and does not apply to any items not defined as clothing or footwear.

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Items ordered by telephone, mail or the Internet are also eligible, according to the press release.

A full guide to Mississippi’s tax-free weekend can be found here.

In Arkansas, the tax-free weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. August 1 and ends at 11:59 p.m. August 2.

School supplies, art supplies, instructional materials and clothing will be eligible for the tax-free holiday, according to a press release.

All retailers in Arkansas are required to participate and may not charge tax on items that are legally tax-exempt during the holiday weekend.

A list of included items can be found here.