Mississippi

TIA Data

2018 Financial State of Mississippi (Released 9/24/2019)

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Mississippi owes more than it owns.
Mississippi's Taxpayer Burden™ is -$10,000, and it received a "D" from TIA.
Mississippi is a Sinkhole State without enough assets to cover its debt.
Elected officials have created a Taxpayer Burden™, which is each taxpayer's share of state bills after its available assets have been tapped.
TIA's Taxpayer Burden™ measurement incorporates both assets and liabilities, not just pension debt.
Mississippi only has $6 billion of assets available to pay bills totaling $13.4 billion.
Because Mississippi doesn't have enough money to pay its bills, it has a $7.4 billion financial hole. To fill it, each Mississippi taxpayer would have to send $10,000 to the state.
Mississippi's reported net position is inflated by $527 million, largely because the state defers recognizing losses incurred when the net pension liability increases.
The state's financial report was released 286 days after its fiscal year end, which is considered untimely according to the 180 day standard.
 

Prior Years' TIA Data

2017 Financial State of Mississippi

2016 Financial State of Mississippi

2015 Financial State of Mississippi

2014 Financial State of Mississippi

2013 Financial State of Mississippi

2012 Financial State of Mississippi

2011 Financial State of Mississippi

2010 Financial State of Mississippi

2009 Financial State of Mississippi

Other Resources

Mississippi Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

Publishing Entity: Mississippi Office of the State Auditor

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