Louisiana – Tax Rates Increase and Filing Frequency Changes

SALT Report 3854 – The following three new districts are now a part of Calcasieu Parish sales tax return and have the following overall tax rate for sales and use tax:

Column I – Hope Economic Development District Effective as of January 1, 2016 7.75%
Column J – Opelram Economic Development District Effective as of April 1, 2016 7.75%
Column J – Executive Economic Development District Effective as of July 1, 2016 7.75%

The Calcasieu Parish Sales Tax Department is also in the process of changing the filing frequencies from occasional filing status to either quarterly or annually. A taxpayer should receive a letter stating their filing status.

For further Information:

http://www.calcasieusalestax.org/TaxRateChanges.pdf