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Rs 47:321 Imposition Of Tax

CHAPTER 2-A. ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX

§321. Imposition of tax

A. In addition to the tax levied by R.S. 47:302(A) and 331(A) and collected under

the provisions of Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of this Title, there is hereby levied an additional tax

upon the sale at retail, 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, as defined in

Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of this Title. The levy of said tax shall be as follows:

(1) At the rate of one percent of the sales price of each item or article of tangible

personal property when sold at retail in this state except for prepaid calling service and

prepaid wireless calling service, the tax to be computed on gross sales for the purpose of

remitting the amount of tax to the state, and to include each and every retail sale.

(2) At the rate of one percent of the cost price of each item or article of tangible

personal property except for prepaid calling service and prepaid wireless calling service

when the same is not sold but is used, consumed, distributed, or stored for use or

consumption in this state, provided that there shall be no duplication of the tax.

B. In addition to the tax levied by R.S. 47:302(B) and 331(B) and collected under

the provisions of Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of

1950, there is hereby levied a tax upon the lease or rental within this state of each item or

article of tangible personal property, as defined by said Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of Title 47

of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950; the levy of said tax to be as follows:

(1) At the rate of one percent of the gross proceeds derived from the lease or rental

of tangible personal property, as defined in Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the

Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, where the lease or rental of such property is in an

established business, or part of an established business, or the same is incidental or germane

to the business.

(2) At the rate of one percent of the monthly lease or rental price paid by a lessee or

rentee, or contracted or agreed to be paid by a lessee or rentee to the owner of the tangible

personal property.

C. In addition to the tax levied on sales of services by R.S. 47:302(C) and 331(C)

and collected under the provisions of Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of this Title, there is hereby

levied a tax upon all sales of services, as defined by said Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of this Title,

in this state, at the rate of one percent of the amounts paid or charged for such services;

however, the tax levied by this Section shall not apply to the furnishing of

telecommunications services for compensation as provided in R.S. 47:301(14)(i).

D. The tax levied herein shall be collected from the dealer and/or wholesaler as

provided for and as defined by Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised

Statutes of 1950; shall be paid at the time and in the manner provided by said Chapter; shall

be in addition to all other taxes, whether levied in the form of sales, excise, license, or

privilege taxes; and shall be in addition to taxes levied under the provisions of Chapter 3 of

Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.

E. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, for the period July 1, 1996 through June

30, 1997, the exemptions to the tax levied pursuant to the provisions of this Section, except

for those exemptions provided by R.S. 39:467 and 468, R.S. 47:305(A)(1), (B), (D)(1)(f),

(j), (k), (l), (m), (s), and (t), and (G), 305.1, 305.2, 305.3, 305.8, 305.10, 305.14, 305.15,

305.20, 305.25(A)(1) and (2), 305.37, 305.38, 305.46, and 305.50, and R.S. 51:1787, shall

be inapplicable, inoperable, and of no effect.

F. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, for the period of July 1, 2000 through June

30, 2002, the exemptions to the tax levied pursuant to the provisions of this Section, except

for those exemptions provided by R.S. 39:467 and 468, R.S. 47:305(A)(1), (B), (D)(1)(f),

(j), (k), (l), (m), (s), and (t), and (G), 305.1, 305.2, 305.3, 305.8, 305.10, 305.14, 305.15,

305.20, 305.25(A)(1) and (2), 305.37, 305.38, 305.46, and 305.50, and R.S. 51:1787, shall

be inapplicable, inoperable, and of no effect.

G. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary and specifically

notwithstanding any provision enacted during the 2002 Regular Session which makes any

sales and use tax exemption inapplicable, inoperable, and of no effect, the exemption

provided in R.S. 47:305.51 shall be applicable, operable, and effective for the period April

1, 2001 through June 30, 2004.

H.(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, the exemptions to the tax levied pursuant

to the provisions of this Section, except for those exemptions provided by R.S. 39:467 and

468, R.S. 47:305(A)(1), (B), (D)(1)(f), (j), (k), (l), (m), (s), and (t), and (G), 305.1, 305.2,

305.3, 305.8, 305.10, 305.14, 305.15, 305.20, 305.25(A)(1) and (2), 305.37, 305.38, 305.46,

and 305.50, and R.S. 51:1787, shall be inapplicable, inoperable, and of no effect from July

1, 2002.

(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, the exemption provided for in R.S.

47:305(A)(2) and 305.25(A)(3) shall be applicable, operable, and effective from July 1,

2007.

(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of the law or any other provision of this

Chapter to the contrary, the exemption provided in R.S. 47:305(D)(1)(i) for new boats,

vessels, or other water craft used as demonstrators shall be applicable, operable, and effective

for all taxable periods beginning on or after July 1, 2009.

(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, the exemption provided for in R.S.

47:305.63 shall be applicable, operable, and effective from July 1, 2009.

(5) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, the exemption provided for in R.S.

47:305.64 shall be applicable, operable, and effective from July 1, 2009.

(6) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary which makes any

sales and use tax exemption inapplicable, inoperable, and of no effect, the exemption

provided in R.S. 47:305(D)(2) shall be applicable, operable, and effective from January 1,

1998.

I. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary and specifically

notwithstanding any provision enacted during the 2004 First Extraordinary Session which

makes any sales and use tax exemption inapplicable, inoperable, and of no effect, the

exemption provided in R.S. 47:305.51 shall be applicable, operable, and effective for all

taxable periods beginning on or after July 1, 2007.

J. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary and specifically

notwithstanding any provision enacted to make any sales and use tax exemption inapplicable,

inoperable, and of no effect, the exemption provided in R.S. 47:305(A)(5)(b) shall be

applicable, operable, and effective from July 1, 2009.

K. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection H of this Section or any other

provision of this Chapter to the contrary, for taxable periods beginning on or after July 1,

2008, the exemptions to the tax levied by this Section for electric power or energy, natural

gas, steam, and water shall be applicable, operative, and effective.

L. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, including but not

limited to any contrary provisions of this Chapter, for the period April 1, 2016 through July

1, 2016, the following exclusions and exemptions to the tax levied pursuant to the provisions

of this Section shall be the exclusive list of allowable exemptions and exclusions.

(1) Food for home consumption, as defined in R.S. 47:305(D)(1)(n) through (r) on

January 1, 2003, as provided in Article VII, Section 2.2 of the Constitution of Louisiana.

(2) Natural gas, as provided in Article VII, Section 2.2 of the Constitution of

Louisiana.

(3) Electricity, as provided in Article VII, Section 2.2 of the Constitution of

Louisiana.

(4) Water, as provided in Article VII, Section 2.2 of the Constitution of Louisiana.

(5) Prescription drugs, as provided in Article VII, Section 2.2 of the Constitution of

Louisiana.

(6) Fuel that is subject to the road-use excise tax, as provided in Article VII, Section

27 of the Constitution of Louisiana.

(7) Sales to the United States government and its agencies, as provided in R.S.

47:301(10)(g).

(8) Sales of raw agricultural products, as provided in R.S. 47:301(10)(e) and

305(A)(3).

(9) Lease or rentals of railroad rolling stock as provided in R.S. 47:301(4)(k),

piggyback trailers as provided in R.S. 47:305.45, and certain trucks and trailers in interstate

commerce as provided in R.S. 47:305.50(A) and (B).

(10) Tangible personal property for resale as provided in R.S. 47:301(10)(a)(i).

(11) Feed and feed additives for animals held for business purposes as provided in

R.S. 47:305(A)(4).

(12) Farm products produced and used by farmers as provided in R.S. 47:305(B).

(13) Sales of fertilizers and containers to farmers as provided in R.S.

47:305(D)(1)(f).

(14) Sales of seeds for planting crops as provided in R.S. 47:305.3.

(15) Sales of pesticides for agricultural purposes as provided in R.S. 47:305.8.

(16) Sales of materials for further processing as provided in R.S.

47:301(10)(c)(i)(aa).

(17) Sale of 50-ton vessels and new component parts and sales of certain materials

and services to vessels operating in interstate commerce as provided in R.S. 47:305.1 (A) and

(B).

(18) Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Program for international visitors as provided in

R.S. 51:1301.

(19) Sales of farm equipment used in poultry production as provided in R.S.

47:301(13)(c).

(20) Sales of pharmaceuticals administered to livestock for agricultural purposes as

provided in R.S. 47:301(16)(f).

(21) Sales of livestock, poultry and other farm products and sales at public livestock

auctions as provided in R.S. 47:305(A)(1) and (2).

(22) Materials used in the production of crawfish and catfish as provided in R.S.

47:305(A)(5) and (6).

(23) First fifty thousand dollars of farm equipment purchases as provided in R.S.

47:305.25.

(24) Fuel used on the farm as provided in R.S. 47:305.37.

(25) Taxation of electrical cooperatives as provided in R.S. 12:425.

(26) Overhaul of naval vessels as provided in R.S. 47:301(7)(c) and (14)(h).

(27) Purchases by state and local governments as provided in R.S. 47:301(8)(c).

(28) Transactions in interstate commerce and tangible personal property imported

into this state, or produced or manufactured in this state, for export as provided in R.S.

47:305(E).

(29) Parish councils on aging in R.S. 47:305.66.

(30) Articles traded in on purchases of tangible personal property as provided in R.S.

47:301(13)(a).

(31) A factory built home as provided in R.S. 47:301(16)(g).

M. The provisions of Subsection L of this Section shall supercede and control to the

extent of conflict with any other provision of law.

N. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection L of this Section, no amount of

additional revenue shall be remitted to any tax increment financing district.

O. Notwithstanding Subsections L and M of this Section, purchases, use, and lease

of manufacturing machinery and equipment as provided in R.S. 47:301(3)(i)(i), (13)(k), and

(28)(a) shall be subject to the tax levied in this Section beginning April 1, 2016, through June

30, 2018.

Acts 1996, No. 5, §2, eff. Oct. 1, 1996; Acts 1998, No. 18, §1, eff. June 22, 1998;

Acts 1998, No. 58, §1, eff. July 1, 1998; Acts 2000, No. 33, §3, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2000,

2d Ex. Sess., No. 7, §1; Acts 2001, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 5, §1, eff. March 27, 2001; Acts 2002,

No. 22, §1, eff. July 1, 2002; Acts 2002, No. 49, §1, eff. July 1, 2002; Acts 2004, 1st Ex.

Sess., No. 5, §1, eff. July 1, 2004; Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 48, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006;

Acts 2007, No. 358, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 2007; Acts 2007, No. 424, §1, eff. July 1, 2007; Acts

2007, No. 439, §1, eff. July 1, 2007; Acts 2007, No. 471, §2, eff. July 1, 2007; Acts 2007,

No. 480, §1; Acts 2008, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 1, §1, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2008, 2nd Ex. Sess.,

No. 9, §1, eff. March 24, 2008; Acts 2009, No. 442, §1, eff. July 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No.

455, §1, eff. July 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 461, §1, eff. July 8, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 462, §1,

eff. July 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 473, §1, eff. July 9, 2009; Acts 2016, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 25,

§1, eff. April 1, 2016.

NOTE: Section 7 of Acts 1996, No. 5, provides: "The provisions of Section

2 of this Act which authorize the levy and collection of an additional one

percent sales and use tax shall become effective on the day after the day the

Louisiana Recovery District ceases to exist as provided in Article VI, Section

30.1(A) of the constitution and R.S. 39:2009." The La. Recovery District

ceased to exist on Sept. 30, 1996.

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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