§338.24.3. City of Carencro; authority to levy additional sales and use tax
A. The governing authority of the city of Carencro 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 the
city of Carencro 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, nor shall it be included in the rate limitation of any
other political subdivision. The authority granted in this Section shall not limit any prior
taxing authority granted to the city of Carencro or any other political subdivision by any other
provision of law, including any authority granted to any other political subdivision to exceed
any constitutional or statutory rate limitations.
C. The sales and use tax shall be imposed by ordinance of the governing authority
of the city of Carencro 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-D 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-D 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 the city of Carencro, and permitted
by the election proposition authorizing the levy of the tax.
Acts 2016, No. 13, §1, eff. May 9, 2016.