Mississippi Tax Lien Certificates


In Mississippi, county treasurer's and tax collector's sell tax lien certificates to the winning bidder at the delinquent property tax sale.

Tax Sale Type: Tax Lien Certificates (Sec. 27-41-55 New Window)

Contact: County Tax Collector (Sec. 27-41-47 New Window)

Interest Rate: 18% per annum (Sec. 27-45-3 New Window)

Penalty Rate: 5% (Sec. 27-45-3 New Window)

Bid Procedure: Premium Bid (Sec. 27-41-59 New Window)

Redemption Period: Two (2) years (Sec. 27-45-3 New Window)

Law: Mississippi Code, Title 27, Chapter 41, "Ad Valorem Taxes -- Collection", Chapter 45, "Ad Valorem Taxes -- Redemption of Land Sold for Taxes," and Chapter 47, "Ad Valorem Taxes -- Assignment of Tax Liens." New Window

Additional Notes:

Important. According to (Sec. 27-41-77 New Window) the overbid does not draw interest. Furthermore, the overbid will not be returned upon redemption and "shall be credited to the county general fund".

Mississippi Tax Sale Discussion

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Counties / Municipalities located in Mississippi

The following is a list of counties located in the state of Mississippi. Tax Lien Certificates for properties located in the following counties are sold at Mississippi county tax sales.

Learn more about each county's individual tax sale process by clicking on the name of the county for which you are interested from the list below:

County/Municipality:  Population: 
Adams County, MS  34,340
Alcorn County, MS  34,558
Amite County, MS  13,599
Attala County, MS  19,661
Benton County, MS  8,026
Bolivar County, MS  40,633
Calhoun County, MS  15,069
Carroll County, MS  10,769
Chickasaw County, MS  19,440
Choctaw County, MS  9,758
Claiborne County, MS  11,831
Clarke County, MS  17,955
Clay County, MS  21,979
Coahoma County, MS  30,622
Copiah County, MS  28,757
Covington County, MS  19,407
Desoto County, MS  107,199
Forrest County, MS  72,604
Franklin County, MS  8,448
George County, MS  19,144
Greene County, MS  13,299
Grenada County, MS  23,263
Hancock County, MS  42,967
Harrison County, MS  189,601
Hinds County, MS  250,800
Holmes County, MS  21,609
Humphreys County, MS  11,206
Issaquena County, MS  2,274
Itawamba County, MS  22,770
Jackson County, MS  131,420
Jasper County, MS  18,149
Jefferson County, MS  9,740
Jefferson Davis County, MS  13,962
Jones County, MS  64,958
Kemper County, MS  10,453
Lafayette County, MS  38,744
Lamar County, MS  39,070
Lauderdale County, MS  78,161
Lawrence County, MS  13,258
Leake County, MS  20,940
Lee County, MS  75,755
Leflore County, MS  37,947
Lincoln County, MS  33,166
Lowndes County, MS  61,586
Madison County, MS  74,674
Marion County, MS  25,595
Marshall County, MS  34,993
Monroe County, MS  38,014
Montgomery County, MS  12,189
Neshoba County, MS  28,684
Newton County, MS  21,838
Noxubee County, MS  12,548
Oktibbeha County, MS  42,902
Panola County, MS  34,274
Pearl River County, MS  48,621
Perry County, MS  12,138
Pike County, MS  38,940
Pontotoc County, MS  26,726
Prentiss County, MS  25,556
Quitman County, MS  10,117
Rankin County, MS  115,327
Scott County, MS  28,423
Sharkey County, MS  6,580
Simpson County, MS  27,639
Smith County, MS  16,182
Stone County, MS  13,622
Sunflower County, MS  34,369
Tallahatchie County, MS  14,903
Tate County, MS  25,370
Tippah County, MS  20,826
Tishomingo County, MS  19,163
Tunica County, MS  9,227
Union County, MS  25,362
Walthall County, MS  15,156
Warren County, MS  49,644
Washington County, MS  62,977
Wayne County, MS  21,216
Webster County, MS  10,294
Wilkinson County, MS  10,312
Winston County, MS  20,160
Yalobusha County, MS  13,051
Yazoo County, MS  28,149




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