2016 Ouachita Parish / East, Louisiana Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Ouachita Parish / East
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Louisiana State Sales Tax||4.00%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Ouachita Parish / East Sales Tax||4.60%|
|Combined Sales Tax||8.60% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Ouachita Parish / East, Louisiana sales tax is 8.60% , consisting of 4.00% Louisiana state sales tax and 4.60% Ouachita Parish / East local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 4.60% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Ouachita Parish / East Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Ouachita Parish / East
- Groceries are exempt from the Ouachita Parish / East and Louisiana state sales taxes
- Ouachita Parish / East collects a 4.6% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Louisiana law
- Ouachita Parish / East has a lower sales tax than 64.9% of Louisiana's other cities and counties
Ouachita Parish / East 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. Ouachita Parish / East 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 Ouachita Parish / East.
Ouachita Parish / East Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Ouachita Parish / East 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.
Ouachita Parish / East Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Ouachita Parish / East sales tax region partially or fully covers 3 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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