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Rs 47:338.151 Lafayette Parish Police Jury; Sales Tax Levy Authorized

§338.151. Lafayette Parish police jury; sales tax levy authorized

A. The Lafayette Parish Police Jury is hereby authorized to levy and collect a sales and use tax not exceeding one percent within all of the territory contained within the present boundaries of the parish of Lafayette except that portion located within the territorial boundaries of any incorporated municipality situated within said parish.

B. The sales tax so levied shall be imposed by an ordinance of the police jury of Lafayette Parish and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption and storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property and on sale of services in the parish, all as presently defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317.

C. This tax shall be in addition to all other taxes, and, except where inapplicable, the procedure established by R.S. 47:301 through 317 inclusive, shall be followed in the imposition, collection and enforcement of the tax and procedural details necessary to be established to supplement the provisions of those sections and to make said provisions applicable to the tax herein authorized shall be fixed in the ordinance of the police jury imposing the tax. The ordinance may provide for contract with the sheriff of the parish or the state department of revenue for collection of the tax.

D. This tax shall be imposed and collected uniformly throughout the area of the parish taxed.

E. The proceeds from said tax shall be deposited in the general fund of the parish of Lafayette.

Added by Acts 1970, No. 486, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2738.43 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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