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Louisiana Local Sales Tax Rate Changes, October 2013


 Louisiana October 2013 local sales tax rate changes.

Two local sales and use tax rate changes took effect in Louisiana on October 1, 2013.

Evangeline Parish

Effective October 1, 2013, the sales and use tax rate in Evangeline Parish increased by 2%, bringing the combined rate of state and local sales tax in Rural Ward Number 2 to 9%.

The rate change is due to the application of the 2% police jury sales and use tax to rural Ward Number 2, the only rural sales area in Evangeline Parish not subject to the 2% police jury sales and use tax prior to October 1, 2013.

Evangeline Parish includes the following jurisdictions all of which now have a combined local sales and use tax rate of 5% and a total state and local rate of 9%:

  • Ville Platte,
  • Basile,
  • Pine Prairie,
  • Chataignier,
  • Mamou,
  • Turkey Creek, and
  • All Rural areas.

Juban Crossing Economic Development District

There’s also a new rate for Juban Crossing Economic Development District in Livingston Parish, where a 2% economic development district sales and use tax was enacted effective October 1, 2013. The combined state and local sales and use tax rate in the Juban Crossing Economic Development District is 10.5%.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.