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Louisiana local sales tax rate changes, July 2016


 New local sales and use tax rates in Louisiana, July 2016.

Numerous local sales and use tax rate changes are in effect in Louisiana as of July 1, 2016.

Calcasieu Parish

There is a new Executive Economic Development District with a local rate of 2% and a combined rate of 12.75%.

Lafourche Parish

The local rate in the City of Thibodaux increased from 2% to 2.5%, for a new tax rate of 9.95%.

Lincoln Parish

The local rate in the City of Ruston increased from 1.75% to 2.5%. The new combined rate is 10.5%.

Ouachita Parish

West Ouachita Parish added a 0.39% local tax, for a combined rate of 10.99%.

Rapides Parish

The parish-wide school board tax increased from by 0.5%. New combined state and local tax rates are as follows:

  • Alexandria, 10.5%
  • Ball, 10.5%
  • Boyce, 9.5%
  • Cheneyville, 9.5%
  • Fire District 17, 9.5%
  • Glenmora, 10%
  • Lecompte, 10%
  • Pineville, 10.5%
  • Woodworth, 10.5%
  • All Other Areas, 8.5%

The above taxes are administered by the Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators, not the Louisiana Department of Revenue.

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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.