Ouachita Parish

"Monroe...One City, One Future"

LATA Member

Effective 7/1/2016:
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Street Impr. City of Monroe Fire/Police West Ouachita Parish Tax Police Jury Fire Protection Sheriff Municipality Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Monroe - Food & Drugs
1 2.00% 1.00% 0.49% - - - - 1.50% 4.99% 5.00% 9.99%
Monroe 2 2.00% 1.00% 0.49% - - - - 2.50% 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%
Richwood R 1.50% - - - 1.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Sterlington S 2.00% - - - 1.00% 1.00% - 2.50% 6.50% 5.00% 11.50%
West Monroe 3 3.00% - - - - - - 2.99% 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%
East Ouachita Parish 4 2.00% - - - 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 4.60% 5.00% 9.60%
West Ouachita Parish 7 3.00% - - 0.39% 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%


Effective 4/1/2016 through 6/30/2016:
**The rate table below includes the Louisiana State Rate increase effective April 1, 2016.**
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Street Improvement City of Monroe Fire/Police Police Jury Fire Protection Sheriff Municipality Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Monroe - Food & Drugs
1 2.00% 1.00% 0.49% - - - 1.50% 4.99% 5.00% 9.99%
Monroe 2 2.00% 1.00% 0.49% - - - 2.50% 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%
Richwood R 1.50% - - 1.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Sterlington S 2.00% - - 1.00% 1.00% - 2.50% 6.50% 5.00% 11.50%
West Monroe 3 3.00% - - - - - 2.99% 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%
East Ouachita Parish 4 2.00% - - 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 4.60% 5.00% 9.60%
West Ouachita Parish 7 3.00% - - 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 5.60% 5.00% 10.60%


Effective 4/1/2015 through 3/31/2016:
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Street Improvement City of Monroe Fire/Police Police Jury Fire Protection Sheriff Municipality Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Monroe - Food & Drugs
1 2.00% 1.00% 0.49% - - - 1.50% 4.99% 4.00% 8.99%
Monroe 2 2.00% 1.00% 0.49% - - - 2.50% 5.99% 4.00% 9.99%
Richwood R 1.50% - - 1.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 5.50% 4.00% 9.50%
Sterlington S 2.00% - - 1.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 6.00% 4.00% 10.00%
West Monroe 3 3.00% - - - - - 2.99% 5.99% 4.00% 9.99%
East Ouachita Parish 4 2.00% - - 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 4.60% 4.00% 8.60%
West Ouachita Parish 7 3.00% - - 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 5.60% 4.00% 9.60%

Contact Information
Physical Address:
316 Breard St
Monroe, LA 71201

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 123
Monroe, LA 71210-0123

Phone: (318) 329-2220
Fax: (318) 329-2362
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Administrator
Website: City of Monroe
Office Hours & Holidays
Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Phone Payments until 4:00 pm only

Holidays:
New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday (Easter), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Notices
Ouachita Parish, Sales Tax Rate Increase: Effective 7/1/2016

The sales tax rate for West Ouachita Parish (column ‘7’) will increase by 0.39%. The old rate was 5.60% and the new rate is 5.99%.

Ouachita Parish, Sales Tax Rate Increase: Effective 4/1/2016

The sales tax rate for the Town of Sterlington (column ‘S’) will increase by 0.50%. The old rate was 6.00% and the new rate is 6.50%.

Ouachita Parish, Sales Tax Rate Increase: Effective 4/1/2015

The sales tax rate for the City of West Monroe (Column 3) will increase by 0.49%. The old rate was 5.50% and the new rate is 5.99%.
Links
Forms
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 7/1/2016)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2016 through 6/30/2016)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2015 through 3/31/2016)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective through 3/31/2015)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective through 6/30/2013)
Occupational License Application
Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances
Please contact the parish for a copy of the sales & use tax ordinances.
Parish Optional Exemptions
Please contact the parish for information regarding optional exemptions.
Audit Information
Contract Audit Firm Name First Year Contracted
Thomas L. Driskell & Associates, Inc. 2005
Frequently Asked Questions