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Airbnb says 1,200 active hosts in Mississippi reaped $3.5 million in revenue in 2016. That would mean nearly $250,000 for the state. Websites, not individuals, will collect the taxes. Photo courtesy Flickr/Open Grid Scheduler/Grid Engine

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Mississippi Now Collecting Lodging Tax from Online Services Such as Airbnb

Mississippi's tax collector is now collecting sales and lodging taxes from people renting rooms or vacation properties online.


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