Louisiana ranked as 5th lowest in the terms of taxes paid to state and local governments
Posted on 4/10/2018 3:44:00 AM.

A 24-7 Wall Street report shows Louisiana taxpayers are tied for fifth in the least amount of taxes paid to local and state governments. LSU economist Doctor Jim Richardson says this state has been a low tax state for years. 

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Senator-elect Kennedy isn't happy about Amazon's new sales tax policy
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.

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Louisiana pays the 3rd highest sales taxes in the country
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.
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LA Among the Top Five Highest Sales Tax States
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.
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