restaurant tax

Moss Point shuts down restaurant tax

The City of Moss Point will have to find another source of funding to help maintain its public buildings, public sports fields, and tourism initiatives after residents voted down a prepared food tax yesterday. Tuesday’s vote failed by a narrow…

Moss Point residents vote on two percent restaurant tax

Moss Point residents are heading to the polls today to vote on a two percent restaurant tax throughout the city. Moss Point Mayor Mario King says this tax could bring up to $400,000 towards parks, recreation, and tourism for the…

Proposed restaurant tax in Bay St. Louis

Bay St. Louis is looking to make some improvements. The town of Bay St. Louis runs mostly on tourism. Hancock Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tish Williams said, “Well first of all tourism is the only industry that Bay St.…

Pascagoula Restaurant Tax is Approved

The restaurant tax increase proposal is a go for Pascagoula. Some residents feel the two percent hike may take a bite out of their wallets. The box is checked for Pascagoula residents to see a two percent tax increase on…

Pascagoula’s Two Percent Restaurant Tax Passes

Today in Pascagoula, the two percent tax referendum went to vote for a second time and passed with 61 percent of voters casting their ballot in support of the increase. News 25’s Hank Davis was in Pascagoula today, talking to…