2015 Mississippi Code
Title 27 - TAXATION AND FINANCE
Chapter 31 - AD VALOREM TAXES--GENERAL EXEMPTIONS
NON-PRODUCING GAS, OIL, AND MINERAL INTERESTS
§ 27-31-83 - Documentary tax stamps; proof of payment
The mineral documentary tax shall be paid to the chancery clerk of the county in which the land affected by the sale, lease or reservation or other instrument of the oil, gas or other minerals is situated. Upon payment of the tax, the chancery clerk shall note on the face or margin of the instrument, the following: (a) the fact of the payment; (b) the total amount of the tax paid in conjunction with the recording of the instrument; and (c) the name of the county in which the instrument is filed. This notation shall constitute sufficient proof of payment of the tax.
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