Ouachita Parish

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Effective 4/1/2018:

Jurisdiction NameColumnSchool BoardStreet Impr.City of Monroe Fire/PoliceEast Ouachita Parish TaxWest Ouachita Parish TaxPolice JuryFire ProtectionSheriffMunicipalityCombined Local RateState RateTotal 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% - - 1.39% - 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%
West Ouachita Parish 7 3.00% - - - 0.39% 1.00% 1.00% 0.60% - 5.99% 5.00% 10.99%

Effective 7/1/2016:

Jurisdiction NameColumnSchool BoardStreet Impr.City of Monroe Fire/PoliceWest Ouachita Parish TaxPolice JuryFire ProtectionSheriffMunicipalityCombined Local RateState RateTotal 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 NameColumnSchool BoardStreet ImprovementCity of Monroe Fire/PolicePolice JuryFire ProtectionSheriffMunicipalityCombined Local RateState RateTotal 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 NameColumnSchool BoardStreet ImprovementCity of Monroe Fire/PolicePolice JuryFire ProtectionSheriffMunicipalityCombined Local RateState RateTotal 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 4/1/2018

The sales tax rate for East Ouachita Parish (column ‘4’) will increase by 1.39%. The old rate was 4.60% and the new rate is 5.99%.

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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

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