|Posted on 12/28/2016 3:51:00 AM.|
Amazon’s new policy of collecting sales tax in Louisiana has upset a lot of Louisiana residents, including Senator-elect John Kennedy. He says many state lawmakers are dancing at the Capitol because they’ll have more money to spend, at the expense of Louisiana taxpayers.
|John Kennedy, Amazon, sales taxes|
|Posted on 7/15/2015 4:04:00 AM.|
Louisiana has moved past Alabama for the third highest average combined state and local sales tax. That's according to the Tax Foundation, who puts together a report every July on sales tax rates. Economist Scott Drenkard says Louisiana ranks high on their list, because it has the highest average local tax rate in the country.
|Tax Foundation, sales taxes, homestead exemption|
|Posted on 8/29/2013 4:00:00 AM.|
New data from the non-partisan Tax Foundation lists Louisiana among the top five highest combined state sales taxes in the nation. Our state ranks 3rd, with consumers paying an average 8.89-percent in state and local sales tax. State Treasurer John Kennedy says he's not surprised. He says Louisiana has been among the nation's highest for many years.
|Johh Kennedy, sales taxes, Louisiana revenue|