2017 Mississippi Code
Title 71 - Labor and Industry
Chapter 5 - Unemployment Compensation
Article 7 - Contributions
§ 71-5-377. Priorities under legal dissolutions or distributions
In the event of any distribution of an employer's assets pursuant to an order of any court under the laws of this state, including any receivership, assignment for benefit of creditors, adjudicated insolvency, composition, or similar proceedings, contributions then or thereafter due shall be paid in full prior to all other claims except taxes, but on a parity with claims for wages of not more than Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($ 250.00) to each claimant, earned within six (6) months of the commencement of the proceedings. In the event of an employer's adjudication in bankruptcy, judicially confirmed extension proposals, or composition under the Federal Bankruptcy Act of 1898, as amended, contributions then or thereafter due shall be entitled to such priority as is provided therein for taxes due and owing this state.