Louisiana – Wal-Mart Is Not a ‘Dealer’ Required to Collect Sales Tax

Wal-Mart succeeded in convincing the Louisiana Supreme Court that it was not a “dealer” obligated to collect sales tax on products sold by third-party retailers on its website. Robert Willens highlights the reasoning that led to Wal-Mart’s win on the Continue reading Louisiana – Wal-Mart Is Not a ‘Dealer’ Required to Collect Sales Tax

Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

In a decision long awaited around the nation, a split Louisiana Supreme Court Wednesday overruled Jefferson Parish, finding that the big online marketplaces, like eBay, Etsy, and in this case Wal-Mart, don’t have to collect sales taxes on internet transactions Continue reading Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

Louisiana – Lafayette Parish Sales Tax Collections Are Up

With more than $520 million in sales in November, year-to-date taxable sales have reached $5.73 billion. Year-to-date sales are up 4.8% from 2018 and up 9.4% from 2017. In 2019, the past nine months had taxable sales over $500 million Continue reading Louisiana – Lafayette Parish Sales Tax Collections Are Up

Louisiana – Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

The state’s highest court is being asked to decide who’s responsible for collecting and remitting Jefferson Parish sales tax on marketplace sales (essentially, who’s the “dealer”). Is it the marketplace facilitator, Walmart? Or is it the individual marketplace seller? Plaintiff Continue reading Louisiana – Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

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

Louisiana – Sales And Use Tax Commission For Remote Sellers Will Meet Aug 9, 2018

Louisiana’s Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers will meet Aug. 9. Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson anticipates a simplified tax collection regime that would be able to pass constitutional muster in the event of a challenge, when the commission Continue reading Louisiana – Sales And Use Tax Commission For Remote Sellers Will Meet Aug 9, 2018

Louisiana – New State Sales Tax Rate Decrease From 5% to 4.45% July 1, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, Louisiana’s overall state sales tax rate decreases from 5 percent to 4.45 percent. The new rate, enabled by House Bill 10 of the 2018 Third Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature, is to be levied upon Continue reading Louisiana – New State Sales Tax Rate Decrease From 5% to 4.45% July 1, 2018

Louisiana – Decreases Overall State Sales Tax Rate From 5% to 4.45% July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018, the overall state sales tax rate will be reduced from 5 percent to 4.45 percent. If a dealer charges and collects state sales tax at the rate of 5 percent on or after July 1, 2018, then Continue reading Louisiana – Decreases Overall State Sales Tax Rate From 5% to 4.45% July 1, 2018

Louisiana – No Sales Tax Holiday 2018

Louisiana is not holding a “Back to School” sales tax holiday in August like the state has done in previous years. Lawmakers did away with the tax break weekend during the legislative session earlier this year. But if you Google Continue reading Louisiana – No Sales Tax Holiday 2018

Louisiana – Sales Tax Holiday August 4th – August 5th

SALT Report 3917 – During the sales tax holiday, eligible purchases of most items of tangible personal property are subject to a state sales tax rate of only three percent. This sales tax exemption applies to the first $2500 of the Continue reading Louisiana – Sales Tax Holiday August 4th – August 5th