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The Nuts and Bolts of The Mississippi Budget: A Taxpayer’s Guide to the Mississippi Budget

September 17th, 2012

MEPC’s updated budget guide, The Nuts and Bolts of the Mississippi Budget: A Taxpayer’s Guide to the Mississippi Budget  is a valuable resource to help taxpayers better understand the Mississippi budget and tax system. The guide includes over 60 useful key terms and provides information on:

  • The budget process;
  • State spending decisions made during the 2012 Legislative Session;
  • How the state generates revenue through taxes,fees and the federal government;
  • How to evaluate Mississippi’s tax system; and
  • How Mississippians can get involved in the budget process.

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Recent Budget and Tax Blogs
Introducing: The Nuts and Bolts of The Mississippi Budget: A Taxpayer’s Guide to the Mississippi Budget
The ABC’s of the Mississippi Budget
Budget Hearings Are On the Horizon
The Nuts and Bolts of the Mississippi Budget: Chapter 1: The Budget Process
The Nuts and Bolts of the Mississippi Budget: Chapter 2: A Detailed Look at State Spending
The Nuts and Bolts of the Mississippi Budget: Chapter 3: A Look at State Revenue
The Nuts and Bolts of the Mississippi Budget Chapter 4: Evaluating Mississippi’s Tax System
The Nuts and Bolts of the Mississippi Budget:  Chapter 5: Getting the Gears Moving—  How Mississippians Can Get Involved

Additional Resources
Joint Legislative Budget Hearings Schedule (pdf)
Full Glossary of Budget and Tax Terms (pdf)
The Six Key Stages of the Budget Process (pdf)

Budget & Tax, Reports