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    Released May 2015

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    May 21st, 2015

    As a state, Mississippi faces significant challenges from high levels of unemployment to low levels of education. There are several individuals and groups working tirelessly to create a brighter future for everyone. We have become very good at describing the… (read more)

    May 19th, 2015

    The second threat outlined in MEPC’s 5 Threats to Mississippi’s Tax System report is the increase in internet sales by retailers that do not collect state sales taxesSales taxes are charged on the purchase of goods. Mississippi taxes most goods… (read more)

    May 13th, 2015

    Working moms in Mississippi are never off the clock. From packing lunches in the morning to tucking kids in at night, moms put in a lot more than a full day’s work. And every dollar they work for is hard… (read more)

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    March 17th, 2015

    Big tax cuts that largely benefit corporations and wealthy Mississippians are unaffordable and will erode our ability to support schools, universities, roads and bridges and public safety. Big tax cuts will undermine our future by making it harder for the… (read more)

    January 28th, 2015

    Mississippi families are struggling to make ends meet despite working hard and playing by the rules. The federal Earned Income Tax CreditThe Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal tax credit for low- and moderate-income working people. It is… (read more)

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