Louisiana – June 2019 Remote Sellers Commission Metting Brings Good News and… No News

Monday’s meeting in Baton Rouge of the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers included two pieces of good news for just about everyone involved in or affected by the state’s effort to centralize the collection and remittance of Continue reading Louisiana – June 2019 Remote Sellers Commission Metting Brings Good News and… No News

Louisiana – Sales Tax Phase-Out Bill Edges Forward in Louisiana House

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A proposal to phase out the centerpiece of a seven-year tax deal enacted last year to stabilize Louisiana‘s budget started moving Monday in the House, over the objections of Gov. John Bel Edwards. The House Ways Continue reading Louisiana – Sales Tax Phase-Out Bill Edges Forward in Louisiana House

Louisiana – Bid To Rework Louisiana Sales Tax Deal Rejected By Senators

Republican lawmakers seeking to rework or repeal a Louisiana sales tax compromise passed last year seem unlikely to gain traction for the ideas with the Senate tax committee. The Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee on Monday shot down the Continue reading Louisiana – Bid To Rework Louisiana Sales Tax Deal Rejected By Senators

Louisiana – State Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s sales tax collections from internet purchases are growing, even though the system still involves out-of-state retailers voluntarily remitting taxes for online product sales. The state revenue department told a legislative commission that Louisiana received $740,000 in Continue reading Louisiana – State Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

Louisiana – Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Have State Collect Local Sales Taxes

A proposed constitutional amendment would transfer the authority to collect sales taxes from local taxing entities to the state. Supporters say the change would simplify Louisiana’s convoluted sales tax system and create a more business-friendly taxing environment. But politically influential Continue reading Louisiana – Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Have State Collect Local Sales Taxes

Louisiana – LPSS Relocates Special Education And Sales Tax Departments

The Special Education and Sales Tax departments for the Lafayette Parish School System have been moved to a new location. LPSS says that both departments are now located at 207 Town Center Parkway in Lafayette. Offices for the Sales Tax department were Continue reading Louisiana – LPSS Relocates Special Education And Sales Tax Departments

Louisiana – By The Numbers: Louisiana Ranks Worst On Sales Tax Study

Louisiana finished 50th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures. The state’s ranking remained unchanged from its 2018 score, according to the foundation’s analysis, which is part of a wider study titled Continue reading Louisiana – By The Numbers: Louisiana Ranks Worst On Sales Tax Study

Louisiana – Small-Business Advocate Calls For Constitutional Amendment To Unify Sales Tax Collection

The state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business will push for a state constitutional amendment creating a single sales tax collector for Louisiana, said Dawn Starns, the NFIB’s Louisiana director. She said the potential amendment has a promised Continue reading Louisiana – Small-Business Advocate Calls For Constitutional Amendment To Unify Sales Tax Collection

Louisiana – Remote Sellers Information Bulletin No. 18-002

The Louisiana Department of Revenue has issued Information Bulletin No. 18-002, Remote Sellers Information Bulletin. The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a general definition for remote sellers as well as to provide further administrative guidance. To View The Bulletin: Continue reading Louisiana – Remote Sellers Information Bulletin No. 18-002

Louisiana – Heads Up, Louisiana: Taxes On Internet Sales To Be Collected Jan. 1; Here Are The Rules

The procedures for how Louisiana will collect taxes on sales over the internet in two weeks were approved in a 5-2 vote Tuesday. The directive tells out-of-state website vendors how they can register and when they should start collecting sales Continue reading Louisiana – Heads Up, Louisiana: Taxes On Internet Sales To Be Collected Jan. 1; Here Are The Rules