Mississippi Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers
||NFIB says to call MS Lawmakers TODAY
||NFIB/Mississippi Action Alert
Lawmakers are about to vote on two bills that
would help your small businesses!
Help slash the inventory tax
The Inventory Tax Reduction Act bill in the Senate would help reduce your
inventory tax by 10 percent per year up to 50 percent, with state general funds
used to prevent any loss of revenue to local government. This is our first real
opportunity to reduce this unfair tax.
Senate Bill 3272 by Sen. Billy Hewes, an NFIB member from Gulfport, has beenassigned to the Senate Finance Committee and could be sent to the full Senate
as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 24.Contact your senators nowand tell them to vote "yes" on SB 3272, the
Inventory Tax Reduction Act. Call your legislators 601-359-3770, or send emailthrough www.capwiz.com/nfib.
Eliminate the sales tax requirement on Medical Equipment SuppliersHouse Bill 193 by Rep. Bobby Howell, an NFIB member from Kilmichael, could
eliminate the unfair requirement that medical equipment suppliers pay state
sales tax on the 20 percent of the sales that aren't covered by
Medicare/Medicaid. HB 193 is on the House Ways and Means Committeeagenda and could be taken up at any time. Senate Bill 3119 is a companion bill
in the Senate Finance Committee.
The deadline for original floor action on these bills is Wednesday, Feb. 25.Contact your legislators immediately at 601-359-3770, and tell them to vote
"yes" on SB 3272, HB 193 and SB 3119.