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Louisiana Local Sales Tax Rate Changes, July 2014


 Sales tax rate changes can have a big impact on businesses.

Several local sales tax rate changes took effect on July 1, 2014, in Louisiana.

Colfax, in Grant Parish, decreased the city sales tax rate by 1%, to 1%. The combined state and local sales tax rate is now 9% (down from 10%).

Jefferson Davis Parish has added a 0.5% Jail Maintenance Tax:

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Lafourche Parish increased its local sales tax by 0.2%:

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Union Parish increased the School Board tax by 1%:

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West Baton Rouge Parish created the Riverview Economic Development District (EDD), which has a combined local sales tax rate of 5.5% and a combined state and local rate of 9.5%.

There are 12,000 + local tax jurisdictions in the country. How does your business manage sales tax?

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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.