§823. Rate of tax
A. The tax levied in this Chapter shall be levied at the rate of thirty dollars per dry weight ton of hazardous waste disposed of in Louisiana on or at the site upon which the generator's act or process produced the hazardous waste, and at the rate of forty dollars per dry weight ton of hazardous waste disposed of in Louisiana on or at a site other than the site upon which the generator's act or process produced the hazardous waste.
B. The tax levied in this Chapter shall be levied at the rate of one hundred dollars per dry weight ton of extremely hazardous waste disposed of in Louisiana.
C. For hazardous wastes and extremely hazardous wastes which are generated outside of Louisiana and disposed of in Louisiana, the tax levied in this Chapter shall be levied at the rate of and in accordance with the method of imposition of the tax or fee imposed on the disposal of such waste in the state where the waste was generated, as determined by the secretary of the Department of Revenue. In no case, however, shall the tax levied in this Chapter on hazardous waste or extremely hazardous waste generated outside Louisiana be less than the rate charged at the time of its disposal for hazardous and extremely hazardous waste generated and disposed of in Louisiana. Any person disposing or treating such waste in Louisiana shall file with the return required in R.S. 47:827 his signed statement showing the applicable tax or fee for any waste received from another state had it been treated or disposed in a like manner in that state.
D. The secretary may adopt such regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Chapter. Such rules shall specify and require methods for determining the actual dry-weight of hazardous or extremely hazardous waste providing for exceptions only in cases when generated waste does not exceed minimal amounts.
E. For the purpose of compensating for the administrative costs in accounting for and remitting the tax levied by this Chapter, each person who collects and remits the tax pursuant to R.S. 47:826 shall be allowed one-half percent of the amount of the tax due and accounted for and remitted to the secretary in the form of a deduction in submitting his report and paying the amount due by him, provided the amount due was not delinquent at the time of payment.
Acts 1990, No. 391, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 1990; Acts 1992, No. 526, §1, eff. June 29, 1992; Acts 1997, No. 658, §2; Acts 2001, No. 1032, §15.