Louisiana Sales Tax Holidays

Friday, February 17th, 2017

A brick building with porch in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Department of Revenue released information on its 2017 sales tax holidays.

Louisiana has three sales tax holidays. The first is a hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday, which will be May 27th through May 28th this year. People can buy certain emergency supplies at a reduced tax rate during this holiday. These supplies include storm shutter devices, flashlights, gas tanks, and batteries.

The second holiday is a general sales tax holiday, which will be August 4th through August 5th this year. People can buy most items of tangible personal property at a reduced tax rate for this holiday.

The third holiday is the Second Amendment sales tax holiday, which will be from September 1st through September 3rd this year. Sales of firearms, ammunition, and hunting supplies will be taxed at a reduced rate for this holiday.


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TTR has a website that companies subscribe to and use daily. This website provides a list of everything that can be bought or sold in the U.S. It provides simple answers to whether buying or selling these items is taxable (subject to a sales tax or other tax), and it provides all the legal authority to support these tax answers.

TTR likes to keep things simple and fun, which is why it has great people who provide help to clients on any support questions they have about transaction tax issues.

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