Tax Forms

Interested in expanding your business? Harrison County and the state of Mississippi are dedicated to fostering new and existing businesses. A variety of tax incentives are available on the local and state levels.

Applications for a Free Port Exemption must be submitted to the Harrison County Development Commission and approved by both Commission Board and Harrison County Board of Supervisors.

Contact info@mscoast.org for more information.

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Incentives and Benefits Form

The Harrison County Development Commission provides incentives and benefits to businesses of all sizes. To learn more about how we can help you relocate to an environment primed for growth, fill out the form below and submit it to us via email or post to receive your custom incentives package.

We look forward to helping your business become more beautifully productive on the Mississippi Gulf Coast!

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Data for Incentive Proposal

Applicants are invited to complete the form and submit to either bhough@mscoast.org or mail to

Attn: Director of Business Development
Harrison County Development Commission
12281 Intraplex Parkway,
Gulfport, MS 39503.

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Free Port Warehouse License

Mississippi law allows eligible warehouses, public or private, a license to operate as a free port warehouse. (from Mississippi Department of Revenue)

Inventory and their movement must be registered with the Commission in order to maintain this license.

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Free Port Warehouse Application

A full exemption from property taxes may be granted at the discretion of the Harrison County Board of Supervisors and/or City Council (depending on location) on personal property being held and stored prior to transport to a final destination outside Mississippi. The exemption, for personal property shipped out-of-state, may be granted for local property taxes and may be granted for any period recommended by the Harrison County Board of Commissioners and approved by the governing authority.

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Harrison County Development Commission
12281 Intraplex Parkway
Gulfport, MS 39503
228.896.5020

Jimmy Levens

Jimmy Levens

President
JLB Construction, LLC
Appointed by Harrison County, District 3
Warren Conway

Warren Conway

Vice President
Conway Attorney at Law
Appointed by Harrison County, District 4
John "Shorty" Sneed

John “Shorty” Sneed

Treasurer
Appointed by City of Gulfport
Mark Schloegel

Mark Schloegel

Secretary
Appointed by State of Mississippi, Governor
Sharon Bentz Mustered

Sharon Bentz Mustered

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Appointed by State of Mississippi, Governor
Frank Bordeaux

Frank W. Bordeaux

BXS Insurance
Appointed by Harrison County, District 2
Jennifer Burke

Jennifer Burke

Appointed by City of Pass Christian
Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Appointed by City of Long Beach
Rip Daniels

Rip Daniels

Appointed by Harrison County, District 1
Brian Gollott

Brian Gollott

Gollott & Sons Seafood, Inc.
Appointed by City of D’Iberville
Cliff Kirkland

F. Cliff Kirkland

City of Biloxi Chief Civil Innovation and Development Officer
Appointed by City of Biloxi
Sam LaRosa, Jr.

Sam LaRosa, Jr.

Piltz, Williams, LaRosa & Company, Retired Partner
Appointed by Harrison County, District 5
Bill Lavers

Bill Lavers

Executive Director
Marcia A. Crawford

Marcia A. Crawford

Director, Marketing & Relocation
Lori Frazier

Lori Frazier

Director of Finance
Brandi Hough

Brandi Hough

Director, Business Development
M McGraw

Michelle McGraw

Development Coordinator
Keith Peebles

Keith Peebles

Operations & Maintenance Specialist
Sage Rowell

Sage Rowell

Utility Technician
Don Clark

Don Clark

Consultant
Barbara Rominger

Barbara Rominger

Accountant
Jayden Magee

Jayden Magee

Intern, Gulfport High School