Mississippi’s Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend

Jackson MS – Mississippi’s 2021 Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, August 27, 2021, and Midnight on Sunday, August 29, 2021.

“The Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday is a great time to purchase guns, ammunition and archery supplies. Whether for protection or hunting or sport, many stores will be offering additional discounts to the sales tax relief to bring in shoppers,” stated Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson.”

Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann agrees with Commissioner Gipson, “This is a great time for Mississippians to stock up on anything they may need for hunting season.”

The Mississippi Legislature created the 2A Tax Free Holiday in 2014. The 7-percent state sales tax is not collected on the sale of firearms, ammunition and certain hunting supplies during the event.

Hunting supplies are defined as:

  • Archery equipment
  • Firearm and archery cases
  • Firearm and archery accessories
  • Hearing protection
  • Holsters
  • Belts
  • Slings

For a full list of eligible and non-eligible items, and other details, please review the Official Guide to the Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday.