Update on Mississippi Income Tax Repeal Bill
The Senate, on March 16, refused to consider House Bill 1439, the Mississippi Tax Freedom Act, which killed it due to a legislative deadline. Many senators said the House proposal was rushed and needs more vetting this summer. The House salvaged its 317-page proposal by inserting the language into a separate bill, the SB 2971 bond bill, which remains under consideration heading into the session’s final weeks.
Some senators are advocating for a legislative study committee to meet this summer and agree on a revised tax cut plan that could be approved in 2022. Forming such a joint legislative committee that meets this summer would require passing a resolution this session.