By Erika Haas
Get ready gun lovers – Mississippi’s Second Amendment Tax Holiday is back!
From 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 25th until midnight on Sunday, August 27th, shoppers can purchase certain firearms, ammunition and accessories without having to pay the state’s seven-percent sales tax.
This will be Mississippi’s fourth such weekend, thanks to a 2014 law mandating the annual event.
“It’s actually bigger for us than Black Friday,” Todd Sarotte, manager of Van’s Sporting Goods in Brandon, tells The Clarion Ledger. “It’s grown every year, and for the last two years it’s been bigger than Black Friday for us.”
If you’re unsure what’s included in sale, you can check out this handy guide, put together by the Mississippi Department of Revenue (Key: E= Eligible items, N= Non-eligible items):
Ammo boxes (N)
Ammunition reloading supplies and tools (N)
Gunpowder loaded into the muzzle of a firearm (E)
Archery and Firearm – Equipment and Accessories
Arrow rests (E)
Belts designed for hunting (E)
Bows and bow Accessories (E)
Bow parts (E)
Bow sights (E)
Bow string and string accessories (E)
Bow fishing accessories (E)
Choke tubes (E)
Cleaning and refinishing products (E)
Equipment or parts specifically used for repairing archery or firearm equipment (E)
Firearm parts (E)
Hearing aids (N)
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Source:: Bearing Arms