2016 Lockport, Louisiana Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Lockport
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Louisiana State Sales Tax||4.00%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|Lockport Sales Tax||4.90%|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||8.90% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Lockport, Louisiana sales tax is 8.90% , consisting of 4.00% Louisiana state sales tax and 4.90% Lockport local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 4.90% city sales tax.
- The Lockport Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Lockport
- Groceries are exempt from the Lockport and Louisiana state sales taxes
- Lockport collects a 4.9% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Louisiana law
- Lockport has a lower sales tax than 56% of Louisiana's other cities and counties
Lockport Louisiana Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Lockport doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Louisiana state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.
Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Louisiana's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Lockport.
Lockport Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Lockport must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Louisiana Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Louisiana sales tax.
Lockport Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Lockport sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Louisiana. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Louisiana here
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- Learn more about the Louisiana sales tax
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- Lockport sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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