Fiscal Year 2016 County Data Now on SeeTheSpending.org The counties that provide data for SeeTheSpending.org have submitted their Fiscal Year 2016 spending data. Remember that you can search by Vendor Name, Department, Category, or Fund. You can also do a…
Mississippi’s Internet Sales Tax: Answers to Common Questions Download this Document The explosion of online retail sales has fostered a debate about whether and how to collect taxes on those purchases from companies that are not currently required to…
Think Tank Launches School Spending Website October 23, 2015 Contact: Forest Thigpen (601) 969-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org JACKSON - A new website will allow Mississippi taxpayers to see how their money is spent by their local school districts. Forest…
I hope you’ve had a chance to visit our website, SeeTheSpending.org. It allows you to search the state budget to see exactly how the state is spending your money.
We are very excited to announce the official launch of our new transparency website, SeeTheSpending.org. The site allows searches of state spending for any or all of the past seven fiscal years. See the news release below. Please take the opportunity to explore the site and give us any feedback you may have.
Do you ever wonder what your taxes pay for? I don’t mean the big, broad categories you hear about, but the individual expenses that add up to those big numbers?
Would you like to know how your money is spent by your state government? I don=t mean just the broad categories and percentages we hear at the Capitol, but where specifically it is spent?
Last week, a Texas official told some state legislators about his performance reviews of Texas government. A performance review evaluates government agencies and programs, with the goal of saving money, increasing efficiency, and improving service. They often identify services that are better performed by the private sector. In Texas, billions of dollars have been saved over the past decade as a result of these reviews.