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Rs 47:338.61 Authorization To Levy And Collect Additional Sales And Use Tax In Tensas Parish

§338.61. Authorization to levy and collect additional sales and use tax in Tensas Parish

A. The governing authority of Tensas Parish may levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not in excess of one percent.

B. The tax authorized by this Section shall be in addition to all other taxes which the governing authority of Tensas Parish 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 such Article nor to the combined rate limitation established by R.S. 47:338.54. The authority granted in this Section shall not limit any prior taxing authority granted to the parish 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 proceeds of the tax herein authorized may be used for such lawful purposes as are determined by the governing authority of Tensas Parish, including the funding of a portion of the avails of the tax into bonds in the manner provided by law.

D. The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed by ordinance of the governing authority of the parish of Tensas 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 in Tensas Parish, all as defined in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle. However, the ordinance imposing the tax shall be adopted by the parish governing authority only after the question of the imposition of the tax has been submitted to the qualified electors of Tensas Parish at an election conducted in accordance with the election laws of the state, and a majority of those voting on the proposition have voted in favor of the imposition of the tax.

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

Acts 2003, No. 399, §1, eff. June 18, 2003; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2721.13 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.

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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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