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Rs 47:338.183.1 Authority To Levy Additional Sales And Use Tax; Parishes Governed By A Home Rule Charter And Having A Population Between One Hundred Fifteen Thousand And One Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand

§338.183.1. Authority to levy additional sales and use tax; parishes governed by a home rule charter and having a population between one hundred fifteen thousand and one hundred twenty-five thousand

A. The governing authority of a parish governed by a home rule charter and having a population between one hundred fifteen thousand and one hundred twenty-five thousand according to the latest federal decennial census is hereby authorized to levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not to exceed one-half of one percent within the territorial jurisdiction of the parish.

B. In accordance with the provisions of Article VI, Section 29(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, the additional sales and use tax shall be authorized to exceed the limitation found in Article VI, Section 29(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana and shall be in addition to the taxes authorized by R.S. 47:338.54 and other law.

C. The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed by ordinance of the parish governing authority and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, lease, or rental, the consumption and the storage for consumption of corporeal movable property, and on sales of services in the parish, all as defined in Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. However, the ordinance imposing the tax shall be adopted by the parish governing authority only after the question of the imposition of the tax shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of the parish at an election to be conducted in accordance with the election laws of the state of Louisiana, and the majority of those voting in the election shall have voted in favor of the adoption of the ordinance.

D. This tax shall be in addition to all other taxes and shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as set forth in Chapter 2 of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.

Acts 2013, No. 218, §1.

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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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