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Rs 47:338.24.2 Town Of Jonesville; Sales And Use Tax; Authorization

§338.24.2. Town of Jonesville; sales and use tax; authorization

A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary except Subsection F

of this Section, the governing authority of the town of Jonesville may levy and collect a sales

and use tax not in excess of one percent within the corporate limits of the town.

B. Pursuant to Section 29(B) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana, the tax

authorized by this Section 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 limitation

established by R.S. 47:338.54. The authority granted in this Section shall not limit any prior

taxing authority granted to 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. Such 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, within the corporate limits of

the town of Jonesville. 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. The tax shall be imposed for not more than nine years.

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 purpose of such tax shall be to provide funds for the hardsurfacing,

rehabilitation, and resurfacing of the streets located within the corporate limits of the town

of Jonesville. The proposition or propositions shall state the purposes for which the tax is

to be dedicated and the proceeds from the tax shall be expended only in accordance with the

proposition or propositions approved by the electors at the election authorizing such tax.

F. The governing authority of the town of Jonesville shall not levy both a sales and

use tax as authorized in R.S. 47:338.1(A)(1)(a) and a tax as authorized in this Section.

Acts 2015, No. 339, §1, eff. July 1, 2015.

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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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