Re-authorized tourism taxes need a mandate from the citizens paying the tax and the legislature shouldn’t be in the business of retroactively allowing cities and counties to collect expired taxes. Anything less is not in keeping with the values of an elected republic.
The summary statement for the 2018 legislative session: not many good things, not many bad things. Sometimes, that’s the best we taxpayers can hope for. But it’s not what we should expect.
The list below includes a few of the bills Bigger Pie Forum has been following this session that you might not read about elsewhere.
The Mississippi Legislature is halfway through its 90-day session. Here are some bills that are still alive. These bills have passed the House (if they start with HB) or the Senate (if they start with SB). They now go to the other house for consideration.