§338.162. Caddo Parish School Board; city of Shreveport; manner of collecting sales and use taxes
A. Grant of authority. In order to effect economy and efficiency of operation, the city of Shreveport and the Caddo Parish School Board may contract and make such agreement between and among themselves with respect to the joint collection, enforcement and administration of the city sales and use tax and the school sales and use tax within the boundaries of the city of Shreveport and Caddo Parish as may be deemed proper by their respective governing authorities. Such agreement, when concluded, shall be in writing, and shall include a statement of the financial obligations of each of the parties to the agreement and may provide for the joint use of funds, facilities, personnel, or any combination thereof deemed necessary to accomplish the purposes of the agreement. No provision of such agreement shall have the effect of providing for a donation, in whole or in part, of the public funds or services of one of the parties for the benefit of the other.
B. Sales and use tax commission. When concluding an agreement under the provisions of this Section, the city of Shreveport and the Caddo Parish School Board may, by ordinances duly adopted by their respective governing authorities, create a joint commission as an independent agency and instrumentality to administer the terms of such agreement. The commission shall be a body corporate under such corporate name and style as shall be provided for in such agreement. It shall have power to sue and be sued and shall continue in existence for so long as the parties to the agreement may specify. The members of such commission shall be appointed by the respective governing authorities of the city of Shreveport and the Caddo Parish School Board and shall have such powers and duties with respect to the operation and management of the commission as may be provided for in the agreement.
C. The commission, when authorized by ordinance of the governing bodies of the city of Shreveport and the Caddo Parish School Board, may enter into agreement with other public bodies located within Caddo Parish providing for the collection of any sales and use taxes authorized by said other public bodies.
Added by Acts 1979, No. 306, §1, eff. July 10, 1979; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2738.54 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.