Louisiana: Local Sales Tax Changes, January 2014
- Jan 3, 2014 | Gail Cole
Louisiana begins the new year with several local sales and use tax rate changes.
Effective January 1, 2014, there are new rates in the following parishes:
A new jurisdiction, Saline, has been established. The local rate is 4% and the combined state and local rate is 8%.
The city/town rate in Woodworth has dropped from 2% to 1%, bringing the combined state and local rate to 8%.
The rate parishwide has increased from 8.75% to 9%.
The combined state and local rate in the balance of the parish has increased 2%, from 7.55% to 9.55%.
There are also two new jurisdictions, both with a total rate of 7.55%: Leonville and Palmetto.
There are January 1, 2014 combined state and local rates for the following:
- Angie, 8.83%;
- Bogalusa, 9.49%;
- Franklinton, 9.50%;
- Varnado, 8.83%;
- 4th Ward (which is outside the city limits of Bogalusa), 7.83%; and
- Balance of Parish, 8.83%.
Rates are up:
- Balance of Parish, from 7% to 7.5%; and
- Winn Parish within the City of Winnfield, from 8.5% to 9%.
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