As Mississippi students prepare to head back to school, the Magnolia State is giving shoppers a break on sales taxes for certain items. See below for 2015 Mississippi tax holiday dates, tax-exempt items and notable rules and exceptions. Limits shown reflect cost per item.

Sales tax holiday in Mississippi

Tax holiday dates July 31-Aug. 1
Tax-exemption items and price limits Clothing and footwear: $100 or less
Notable holiday rules, exceptions Two municipalities — Enterprise and Heidelberg — will not participate in 2015 and will collect sales tax during the holiday period.

Source: Mississippi Department of Revenue