Wal-Mart Subsidies in Petal, MS
Store Details
City Petal
State MS
Address 805 Highway 42
ZIP code 39465
County Forrest
Type of Facility Supercenter
Year Opened 2001
Value of Subsidies $877,000

Narrative
The city and county provided money for infrastructure through tax increment financing. The county is providing $277,000 over ten years through a diversion of real property taxes (excluding school taxes). City officials were unable to provide a dollar estimate, but a September 23, 2000 article in the Hattiesburg American reported the city's contribution to be worth $600,000.

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