The Kosciusko 2% food tax referendum has failed.The proposal would have seen a 2% tax added to prepared food and beverage at city restaurants and fast food chains.Money raised by the tax would have gone to tourism and upgrades at several city parks.The totals... Read More.
Several new laws are taking effect in Mississippi on Friday, which is also the first day of the new state budget year.Teachers and assistant teachers will get pay raises.The state will start a four-year reduction of its income tax.Mississippi is becoming the final state... Read More.
The City of Kosciusko has set the date for its 2% tax referendum.That vote will be held Tuesday, July 12.The tax is on prepared food and drink.To pass, the vote would need 60% approval.Money raised from the potential tax would be used for tourism... Read More.
Mississippi residents will pay lower income taxes, beginning in 2023.Republican Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill that will reduce the state income tax over four years.It is the largest income tax cut in the state's history.Supporters say a significant tax cut could... Read More.
Governor Reeves has signed legislation allowing Kosciusko voters to decide whether to add a two per cent restaurant tax to pay for tourism promotion and parks and recreation. Reeves signed House Bill 1743 Friday. The board of aldermen will now set a date for... Read More.
The Mississippi Legislature has sent Governor Reeves the largest tax cut in state history. The bill would trim the state income tax to a single four per cent bracket over a four-year period. Mississippi currently has tax brackets of four and five per cent. ... Read More.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he's “married” to eliminating the state income tax. But other Republicans who lead the House and Senate remain far apart on the issue. Just over a week remains in the three-month legislative session.Reeves proposed Thursday that the state reduce... Read More.
A bill authorizing Kosciusko leaders to put a restaurant tax referendum on the ballot awaits action by two Senate committees in Jackson. The bill passed the House last week and Monday was referred to both the Local and Private and Finance committees in the... Read More.
The Mississippi House voted 107-7 Thursday to allow Kosciusko aldermen to put a restaurant tax referendum on the ballot. If 60 per cent of the voters approve it, the city could charge a two per cent tax on prepared food and beverages with the... Read More.
The Mississippi Senate has voted in favor of a tax relief bill which includes a six-month suspension of the state fuel tax to help lower gas prices. That was added to the Senate’s original proposal which reduces the state income tax, provides a tax... Read More.