Mississippi: Sales Tax Handbook
Mississippi Sales Tax Exemption / Resale Forms 4 PDFs
If you are a retailer making purchases for resale, or need to make a purchase that is exempt from the Mississippi sales tax, you need the appropriate Mississippi sales tax exemption certificate before you can begin making tax-free purchases. This page explains how to make tax-free purchases in Mississippi, and lists four Mississippi sales tax exemption forms available for download.
- List of printable Mississippi sales tax exemption certificates
- How to use Mississippi sales tax exemption certificates
- How long are my Mississippi exemption certificates good for?
- Can I use a blanket resale exemption certificate in Mississippi?
- Uniform / Streamlined Sales Tax Certificates in Mississippi
Printable Mississippi Exemption Certificates
We have four Mississippi sales tax exemption forms available for you to print or save as a PDF file. If any of these links are broken, or you can't find the form you need, please let us know. You can find resale certificates for other states here.
|Sales Tax Exemption Affidavit
|Exemption Certificate Example
|Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption
|Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption (Multistate)
Mississippi allows the use of uniform sales tax exemption certificates, which are general exemption certificates that can be used across multiple states. You can find more info about these uniform certificates at the bottom of this page.
How to use sales tax exemption certificates in Mississippi
A sales tax exemption certificate is a form you can fill out yourself certifying that you meet the qualifications outlined for making sales-tax-free purchases. You will need to present this certificate to the vendor from whom you are making the exempt purchase - it is up to the vendor to verify that you are indeed qualified to make a tax-exempt purchase.
The state of Mississippi issues just one exemption form, to be utilized when purchasing exempt items such as items intended for resale. The state is one of the few states to only offer one exemption form.
How long is my Mississippi sales tax exemption certificate good for?
These exemption certificates have no stated expiration period, so long as the keep decent records of the transactions.
Can I use a blanket resale exemption certificate in Mississippi?
Unfortunately, Mississippi does not permit blanket resale certificates, This means that a unique certificate must be on file with the vendor for each tax-exempt purchase made.
Acceptance of uniform sales tax certificates in Mississippi
Mississippi is a member of the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement, an interstate consortium with the goal of making compliance with sales taxes as simple as possible in member states.
Because Mississippi is a member of this agreement, buyers can use the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) Uniform Sales Tax Certificate when making qualifying sales-tax-exempt purchases from vendors in Mississippi.
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