§338.196. Authority to levy additional sales and use tax; Union Parish School Board
A. The Union Parish School Board is hereby authorized to levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not to exceed 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 school board only after the question of the imposition of the tax has been submitted to the qualified electors of the parish at an election conducted in accordance with the Louisiana Election Code and the majority of those voting in the election 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; Acts 2014, No. 24, §1.