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Sales and Use Tax Rules and Regulations

August 1, 2000 - Fourth Edition

These rules and regulations have been promulgated by the Finance Director pursuant to the requirements of the Sales and Use Tax Ordinances of the local taxing jurisdictions in East Baton Rouge Parish.  They apply only to the sales and use taxes levied by those local taxing authorities.  At the present time, those taxing authorities and their respective tax rates are presented in the following table:

Parish of East Baton Rouge
(exclusive of the Cities of Baton Rouge, Baker, Zachary, and Central)
           2%
Parish of East Baton Rouge
(inclusive of the Cities of Baton Rouge, Baker, Zachary, and Central),
      for sewers and sewage disposal works
      for street improvements



        1/2%
        1/2%
City of Baton Rouge            2%
City of Baker      2-1/2%
City of Baker School District            2%
City of Central            2%
Central Community School District      2-1/2%
City of Zachary            2%
Zachary Community School District
Educational Facilities Improvement District
           1%
           1%
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
Educational Facilities Improvement District
           1%
           1%

These rules and regulations do not intend to cover every situation.   Changes and additions may be promulgated as appropriate.  If any questions arise which are not covered by them, please contact the City-Parish Finance Department, Revenue Division, at (225) 389-3084.

MAILING ADDRESS

For all sales and use tax matters, including mailing of returns and remittances:

City of Baton Rouge
Department of Finance
Revenue Division
P. O. Box 2590
Baton Rouge, LA  70821