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Analysis: Mississippi posts 9th highest drop in food stamps participants

Mississippi ranked No. 9 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Mississippi not on track to tax online sales

Mississippi is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

COLUMBUS-LOWNDES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Public Service Commissioner Workshop to be held January 28

Hire Mississippi requires aggressive notification and reporting by the state’s rate-regulated, investor-owned utilities so that they can reach and award contracts to more Mississippi contractors.

Analysis: Mississippi posted 9th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Mississippi ranked No. 9 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Mississippi posted 7th lowest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Mississippi ranked No. 39 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Mississippi posted 31st highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Mississippi ranked No. 31 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Mississippi gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Mississippi ranked No. 33 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

GREENWOOD-LEFLORE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Save the Date for Chamber Honors Annual Meeting

The 101st Chamber Honors Annual Meeting/Business Expo and Taste of Greenwood will be held on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at the Leflore County Civic Center.

OXFORD-LAFAYETTE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Byrne Zizzi CPA, PLLC Ribbon Cutting to be held November 15

Byrne Zizzi CPA, PLLC will celebrate their new business in Oxford with a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

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