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Louisiana Communications Tax Rate Changes, April 2016

  • Apr 19, 2016 | Gail Cole

 Keep up-to-date on Louisiana tax rate changes.

An extreme makeover to Louisiana’s tax policy that includes a state sales tax rate increase is impacting the state’s telecommunications services tax rate.

Effective April 1, 2016, the rate of tax levied on interstate and international telecommunications services jumps to 3% through June 30, 2018. Effective July 1, 2018, that rate drops back to 2%.

The rate of tax levied on intrastate telecommunications services increases to 4% from April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. Effective July 1, 2018, the rate drops to 3%. Additional information.

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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.