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Louisiana East Baton Rouge Parish Sales Tax Positive


Louisiana WAFB.com reports that East Baton Rouge Parish “…could end up with additional money above its budget for the year.”

What to do?

Mayor-President Kip Holden wants to “…be cautious in deciding what to do with any extra cash.” However, some council members “…are encouraging…[the] administration to free money for law enforcement, summer youth programs and other needs.”

The administration is calling the 7.5% increase over last year’s revenue a “sales tax boom.”

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”