Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday Set for August 4 & 5
Families looking to save a few bucks on back-to-school items will have that opportunity Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5 with the annual Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday.
During these two days, most retail purchases are exempt from the three percent state sales tax.
The sales tax holiday exempts the first $2,500 of the sales price or cost price of any consumer purchase of an eligible item.
There are a few exceptions however. Below is a list of the some of the items that are not eligible for the state tax exemption:
- Hotel occupancy
- Repairs to personal property
- Cleaning services
Local sales taxes still apply in full.
To get a full explanation of conditions of the 2017 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday, visit www.revenue.louisiana.gov/SalesTax/SalesTaxHoliday.