Sales Tax Rate In $locality Louisiana 2016 Saint James Parish, Louisiana Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Saint James Parish

SAINT JAMES PARISH Sales Tax Rate

7.50%

2016 Saint James Parish sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Louisiana State Sales Tax 4.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Saint James Parish Sales Tax 3.50%
Combined Sales Tax 7.50% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Saint James Parish, Louisiana sales tax is 7.50% , consisting of 4.00% Louisiana state sales tax and 3.50% Saint James Parish local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 3.50% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).

  • The Saint James Parish Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Saint James Parish
  • Groceries are exempt from the Saint James Parish and Louisiana state sales taxes
  • Saint James Parish collects a 3.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Louisiana law
  • Saint James Parish has a lower sales tax than 88.1% of Louisiana's other cities and counties

Saint James Parish Louisiana Sales Tax Exemptions

SAINT JAMES PARISH - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Saint James Parish 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 Saint James Parish.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7.5% Prepared Food:7.5% Prescription Drugs:3.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:3.5%

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All merchants operating in Saint James Parish 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.

Saint James Parish Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Saint James Parish sales tax region partially or fully covers 6 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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