SEC. 27-41-107. Collection of taxes on personal property; execution of warrant by sheriff; fees of sheriff; manner of disposition of property.
The sheriff, upon receipt of a warrant or a jeopardy warrant, shall immediately seize any property of the taxpayer named in the warrant, in all respects, with like effect, and in the manner prescribed by law with respect to executions of judgments, and he shall execute such warrant and return it to the tax collector, and pay to him the money collected by virtue thereof by the date specified therein, but not to exceed sixty (60) days.
The sheriff shall be entitled to the fees for his services in the same amount, and to be collected in like manner, as provided by Section 25-7-19, Mississippi Code of 1972, for like services under a writ of execution. Provided, however, that the minimum total of all such fees shall be Ten Dollars ($10.00).
Real property shall be disposed of according to Section 13-3-163, Mississippi Code of 1972, and personal property shall be disposed of according to Section 13-3-165, Mississippi Code of 1972. However, perishable personal property may be disposed of as provided by Section 13-3-167, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SOURCES: Laws, 1995, ch. 435, Sec. 4, eff from and after October 1, 1995