Revenue commissioner Frierson talks about state’s budget

After a late-May visit from State Economist Darrin Webb, state lawmakers have been presented with a massive challenge of closing out the budget for this fiscal year and configuring a new budget for the upcoming fiscal year. “[Lawmakers] are getting real close to having a budget for next year,” Mississippi Department of Revenue commissioner Herb … Continue reading “Revenue commissioner Frierson talks about state’s budget”

Even with help of income tax, DOR expects “prolonged recovery”

As legislators wrap up the budget for fiscal year 2020 and move towards creating the budget for fiscal year 2021, they are expecting major losses in revenue, however, the collection of income tax may help soften the blow. On May 6, the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR) announced that they were extending the deadline to … Continue reading “Even with help of income tax, DOR expects “prolonged recovery””

The top booze in Mississippi

Herb Frierson, the state Revenue Commissioner, sat down with Paul Gallo on Tuesday to talk taxes and refunds, but they also talked about alcohol sales in the state. The Department of Revenue controls which wine and alcohols are sold in the state, and who can buy it. Burnett’s Vodka is the most popular vodka in … Continue reading “The top booze in Mississippi”

Frierson talks internet sales tax and sports betting in Mississippi

The Department of Revenue Commissioner, Herb Frierson joined The Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi to address a couple of controversial issues from internet sales tax collection and distribution to sports betting. The Commissioner also gave year end Fiscal numbers that included revenue growth, surpassing last fiscal year by $179 million dollars, that’s more than … Continue reading “Frierson talks internet sales tax and sports betting in Mississippi”