Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote


Lafayette’s residents could see higher sales taxes in parts of the city pending the approval of six new economic development districts proposed by outgoing Mayor-President Joel Robideaux.

The proposed districts are set for a vote by Lafayette’s City-Parish Council at its Dec. 17 meeting and would likely not require a vote from the public at large to levy the suggested sales tax increases at establishments within the multiple districts’ boundaries.


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by andrew capps
November 21, 2019