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Rs 47:338.24.1 Town Of Homer; Authority To Levy Additional Sales And Use Tax

§338.24.1. Town of Homer; authority to levy additional sales and use tax

A. The governing authority of Homer may levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not in excess of one percent within the corporate limits of the municipality.

B. The tax authorized by this Section shall be in addition to all other taxes which Homer is authorized to levy and, pursuant to Section 29(B) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana, shall not be subject to the combined rate limitation established in Section 29(A) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana nor to the rate limitations established by R.S. 47:338.1 and 338.54. The authority granted in this Section shall not limit any prior taxing authority granted to Homer or any other political subdivision by any other provision of law, including any authority granted to any other political subdivision to exceed the cited rate limitations.

C. The sales and use tax shall be imposed by ordinance of the governing authority of the town and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, lease, or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property and on sales of services, all as defined in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle; however, the ordinance imposing the tax shall be adopted only after the proposed tax is approved by a majority of the qualified electors voting on the proposition at an election held for that purpose and conducted in accordance with the Louisiana Election Code.

D. The sales and use tax authorized by this Section shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as set forth in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle.

E. The proceeds of the tax authorized by this Section may be used for such lawful purposes as are determined by the governing authority of Homer, including the funding of a portion of the avails of the tax into bonds in the manner provided by law.

Acts 2014, No. 545, §1, eff. June 9, 2014.

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