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Rs 47:338.140 Union Parish School Board; Authority To Levy Additional Sales And Use Tax; Use Of Proceeds

§338.140. Union Parish School Board; authority to levy additional sales and use tax; use of proceeds

A. The Union Parish School Board may levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not in excess of one percent within Union Parish as provided in this Section.

B. The tax authorized by this Section shall be in addition to all other taxes which the school board is authorized to levy and, pursuant to Section 29(B) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana, shall not be subject to the combined rate limitation established in Section 29(A) of such Article nor to the rate limitations established by R.S. 47:338.54. The authority granted in this Section shall not limit any prior taxing authority granted to the school board or any other political subdivision by any other provision of law including any authority granted to any other political subdivision to exceed the cited rate limitations.

C. The tax authorized by this Section shall be imposed by resolution of the Union Parish School Board and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, lease, or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property and on the sale of services, all as defined in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle, within Union Parish. However, the resolution imposing the tax shall be adopted only after the proposed tax is approved by a majority of the qualified electors voting on the proposition at an election held for that purpose and conducted in accordance with the Louisiana Election Code.

D. The tax authorized by this Section shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as set forth in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle.

E. The proceeds of the tax herein authorized may be used for such lawful purposes as are determined by the Union Parish School Board.

Acts 2005, No. 224, §1, eff. June 29, 2005; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2737.78 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.

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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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