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Rs 47:338.48 Authorization To Levy And Collect Tax In Certain Parishes; Procedure; Collection, Allocation Of Proceeds

§338.48. Authorization to levy and collect tax in certain parishes; procedure; collection, allocation of proceeds

A. The respective governing bodies of the parishes of Madison, Iberville, East Feliciana, West Baton Rouge, Ascension, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. James, St. Landry, Iberia, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, St. Mary, Concordia, Assumption, Lafayette, St. Martin, Vermilion, Union and Franklin are hereby authorized to levy and collect within each such parish a tax of not exceeding one percent upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property and upon the sale of services, as presently defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317, inclusive. Except where inapplicable, the procedure established by R.S. 47:301 through 317, inclusive, shall be followed in the imposition, collection and enforcement of any tax so imposed thereunder, and any procedural details necessary to be established to supplement the provisions of said Sections and to make said provisions applicable to taxes imposed hereunder shall be fixed by resolution of the governing body of the parish. The governing body of the parish shall have the right to contract with the sheriff or with the department of revenue of the state of Louisiana or any other agency or political subdivision for the collection of the tax. The governing body of any parish imposing taxes hereunder is authorized to establish the formula or method of allocating the avails or proceeds of the tax in the proposition submitted at the election hereinafter required, and such proceeds may be funded into negotiable bonds as hereinafter more specifically provided.

B. The levy, collection and use of the proceeds of the sales tax herein authorized to be levied shall be subject to and be governed by the provisions of R.S. 47:338.65 through 338.78 in all respects.

Acts 1957, No. 50, §1. Amended by Acts 1961, No. 59, §1; Acts 1962, No. 155, §§1, 2; Acts 1964, No. 17, §1; Acts 1964, No. 25, §1; Acts 1965, No. 134, §1; Acts 1966, No. 400, §1; Acts 1968, No. 34, §1; Acts 1968, No. 616, §1; Acts 1974, No. 379, §1; Acts 1974, No. 484, §1; Acts 1974, No. 528, §1; Acts 1976, No. 543, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2721 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.

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