Diminished Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday starts today
Posted on 9/7/2018 2:25:00 AM.

The Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday kicks off today, but the savings won’t be as substantial as in years past. That’s due to the legislature’s decision to end state sales tax holidays in the final budget compromise from the special session. But local sales tax exemptions are still in effect.

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Rep. McFarland says the sales tax holiday was not intended for suspension
Posted on 7/30/2018 12:20:00 PM.

A state lawmaker admits it was not the legislature’s intention to discontinue sales tax holidays for the next seven years. But Jonesboro Representative Jack McFarland says the state’s three different sales tax holidays went away as result of the budget and funding deal passed in the last special session.

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Hunters get tax break this weekend
Posted on 9/1/2017 4:11:00 AM.

This weekend Louisiana hunters can enjoy a tax break on their guns and ammo during the 2nd Amendment sales tax holiday. Byron Henderson with the state department of revenue says eligible items will be fully exempt from local sales taxes and subject to only three percent of the state sales tax.

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NFIB not happy with the sales tax discount weekend
Posted on 8/4/2017 2:02:00 AM.

Today and tomorrow, Louisianans will be able to purchase school supplies and other items at a reduced state sales tax rate of 3%, compared to the normal 5%. National Federation of Independent Business State Director Dawn Starns says she hopes small businesses will see an increase in business but it was more beneficial for retailers when the law allowed for tax free weekend.

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Back-to-school tax free holiday kicks off Friday
Posted on 8/3/2017 11:50:00 AM.

Parents stocking up on back-to-school supplies can save a few dollars this weekend during the annual sales tax holiday. Byron Henderson with the state Department of Revenue says most purchases are only subject to three percent of the state sales tax this Friday and Saturday. He says that’s a significant savings over the usual five percent rate.

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Small businesses hope consumers take advantage of sales tax break
Posted on 8/5/2016 3:33:00 AM.

Today and tomorrow it’s the state’s annual sales tax holiday. Instead of a 5% sales tax, customers will pay 3% on most purchases. In years past, the state sales tax was completely exempted, but the legislature changed it, because of budget difficulties.

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Sales tax holiday on Friday and Saturday
Posted on 8/4/2016 5:30:00 AM.

This Friday and Saturday is the state’s annual sales tax holiday where shoppers will only have to pay 3% sales tax on purchases, rather than 5%.

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Sales tax holiday to boost small business
Posted on 8/7/2015 12:09:00 PM.
The National Federation of Independent Business is encouraging people to shop local as the annual state sales tax holiday is expected to give small businesses a much needed shot in the arm. Retail items are exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax, up to 25-hundred dollars, Friday and Saturday. N-F-I-B State director Dawn Starns says this is great timing because the last few months a lot of small businesses have been suffering.
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Hunter Sales Tax Holiday weekend
Posted on 9/5/2014 2:46:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday begins today and runs through Sunday. Byron Henderson with the Louisiana Department of Revenue says this is the third sales tax holiday that happens here every year and it's exclusively for hunters.
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Sales tax holiday starts today
Posted on 8/1/2014 3:15:00 AM.
Louisiana's  sales tax holiday starts today. For the next two days, customers will not have to pay the 4% sales tax on the first 25 hundred dollars of each item they buy. Louisiana Department of Revenue spokesperson Byron Henderson says it only comes once a year.
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