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Testimony: Mississippi Tax Policy: Options for Reform

By: Nicole Kaeding
This presentation accompanied testimony to the Mississippi TaxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. Policy Council about the state of Mississippi’s tax code and the best options for reforming it.
Topics covered include:
  • An overview of Mississippi’s tax system
  • Tax rates and collections
  • State-local tax burdens
  • State business tax climate
  • Previous state success stories
  • Suggestions for reform