§305.53. Exclusions and exemptions; sickle cell disease organizations
A. The sale at retail, the rental or lease, the use, the consumption, the distribution, and the storage for use or consumption in this state of each item or article of tangible personal property, or any taxable service, by a nonprofit organization established prior to 1975 which conducts a comprehensive program on sickle cell disease which includes but is not limited to free education, free testing, free counseling, and free prescriptions, transportation, and food packages for sickle cell patients shall not be subject to the sales and use taxes levied by the state or by any other tax authority.
B.(1) An exemption certificate shall be obtained from the secretary, under such regulations as she shall prescribe, in order for a nonprofit organization to qualify for the exemption provided in this Section.
(2) In the event the secretary denies tax exempt status under this Section, the organization may appeal such ruling to the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, which may overrule the secretary and grant tax exempt status to the organization.
Acts 2005, No. 278, §1, eff. July 1, 2005.