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

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

President (effective February 1, 2020)
Appointed by City of Long Beach
Jimmy Levens

Jimmy Levens

Vice President (effective February 1, 2020)
JLB Construction, LLC
Appointed by Harrison County, District 3
Jennifer Burke

Jennifer Burke

Treasurer
Appointed by City of Pass Christian
Frank Bordeaux

Frank W. Bordeaux

Secretary
BXS Insurance
Appointed by Harrison County, District 2
Sharon Bentz Mustered

Sharon Bentz Mustered

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Appointed by State of Mississippi, Governor
Warren Conway

Warren Conway

Conway Attorney at Law
Appointed by Harrison County, District 4
Rip Daniels

Rip Daniels

Appointed by Harrison County, District 1
Brian Gollott

Brian Gollott

Gollott & Sons Seafood, Inc.
Appointed by City of D’Iberville
Mark Schloegel

Mark Schloegel

Appointed by State of Mississippi, Governor
John "Shorty" Sneed

John “Shorty” Sneed

Appointed by City of Gulfport
Bill Lavers

Bill Lavers

Executive Director
Gia Blackwell

Gia Blackwell

Project Manager
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

Relationship Manager
Clyde S

Clyde Schepens

Operations Manager
Derek D

Derek Duckworth

Utility Technician
Sage Rowell

Sage Rowell

Utility Technician
Don Clark

Don Clark

Consultant

Ron Jenkins

Engineering Consultant
Barbara Rominger

Barbara Rominger

Accountant