Sales Tax Exemptions

April 19, 2017

Sales tax dilemma

The temporary one-cent sales tax hike approved by the Legislature last year gave Louisiana the highest combined (state and local) sales tax is in the land, according to the Tax Foundation.Critics have long complained that the sales tax is cumbersome to administer and is riddled with too many exemptions.

Number of the Day

$510 million: Annual revenue raised from House Bill 632, which would increase the state gasoline tax by 17 cents per gallon. (Source: Picayune)
March 22, 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In the Dark on Sales Tax Exemptions; Fear of Reduced Funding for Schools; Panel recommends tax changes; Women’s Work is Never Done…or Compensated Equally