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Rs 47:338.175 St. Tammany Parish Police Jury; Additional Sales And Use Tax

§338.175. St. Tammany Parish Police Jury; additional sales and use tax

A. The police jury of St. Tammany Parish is hereby authorized to levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not in excess of one percent.

B. In accordance with the provisions of Section 29(B) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana, the additional sales and use tax shall be authorized to exceed the limitation therein by an additional one percent.

C.(1) The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed by an ordinance or resolution of the St. Tammany Parish Police Jury and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property and on sales of services in the parish of St. Tammany, including the municipalities therein, all as presently defined in R.S. 47:301 through 318; however, the ordinance or resolution imposing the tax shall be adopted by the police jury only after the question of the imposition of the tax shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of the parish at an election conducted in accordance with the general election laws of the state of Louisiana and a majority of those voting in the election on the question shall have voted in favor of the imposition of the tax.

(2) If the tax is approved by the electors, the police jury shall have complete authority to levy and to provide for the collection of the tax within the parish, including the municipalities therein, and to provide all procedural details necessary in the imposition, collection, and enforcement thereof.

(3) All costs of conducting the election required by this Section shall be borne by the St. Tammany Police Jury.

D. This tax shall be in addition to all other taxes, including any municipal sales taxes and shall be levied and collected at the same time and in the same manner provided in R.S. 47:301 through 318.

E. This tax shall be imposed and collected uniformly throughout the parish.

Acts 1984, No. 647, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2738.67 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802