Rapides Parish

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It is the mission of the Rapides Parish Jury Sales and Use Tax Department to collect the proper amount of tax revenue in a manner that warrants the highest degree of confidence in our integrity, efficiency, effectiveness and fairness at the lowest possible cost to those we serve.

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Effective 4/1/2017:

Jurisdiction NameColumnRapides ParishSchool BoardLaw Enforcement DistrictCity/TownDistrict #3FD 17Combined Local RateState RateTotal Rate
Alexandria A 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Pineville B 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Glenmora C 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Lecompte D 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Ball E 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Boyce F 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Woodworth G 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Fire District 17 H 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% - 0.50% 1.00% 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Cheneyville I 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
All Other Areas J 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% - 0.50% - 3.50% 5.00% 8.50%

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Effective 7/1/2016 through 3/31/2017:

Jurisdiction NameColumnRapides ParishSchool BoardLaw Enforcement DistrictCity/TownDistrict #3FD 17Combined Local RateState RateTotal Rate
Alexandria A 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Pineville B 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Glenmora C 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Lecompte D 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Ball E 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Boyce F 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Woodworth G 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Fire District 17 H 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% - 0.50% 1.00% 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Cheneyville I 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
All Other Areas J 1.00% 1.50% 0.50% - 0.50% - 3.50% 5.00% 8.50%

Click here for Map of Fire District 17

Effective 4/1/2016 through 6/30/2016: **The rate table below includes the Louisiana State Rate increase effective April 1, 2016.**

Jurisdiction NameColumnRapides ParishSchool BoardLaw Enforcement DistrictCity/TownDistrict #3FD 17Combined Local RateState RateTotal Rate
Alexandria A 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Pineville B 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Glenmora C 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Lecompte D 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Ball E 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Boyce F 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Woodworth G 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Fire District 17 H 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% - 0.50% 1.00% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Cheneyville I 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
All Other Areas J 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% - 0.50% - 3.00% 5.00% 8.00%

Click here for Map of Fire District 17

Effective 4/1/2015 through 3/31/2016:

Jurisdiction NameColumnRapides ParishSchool BoardLaw Enforcement DistrictCity/TownDistrict #3FD 17Combined Local RateState RateTotal Rate
Alexandria A 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Pineville B 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.50% - - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Glenmora C 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 4.50% 4.00% 8.50%
Lecompte D 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.50% 0.50% - 4.50% 4.00% 8.50%
Ball E 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Boyce F 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Woodworth G 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 2.00% 0.50% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Fire District 17 H 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% - 0.50% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Cheneyville I 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% 1.00% 0.50% - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
All Other Areas J 1.00% 1.00% 0.50% - 0.50% - 3.00% 4.00% 7.00%

Click here for Map of Fire District 17

Contact Information
Local Mailing Address
P.O. Box 671
Alexandria, LA 71309

Physical Address
5606 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303

Phone: (318) 445-0296
Fax: (318) 449-4532

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Office Hours & Holidays
Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Holidays:
New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Good Friday (Easter), Mardi Gras (Tuesday Only), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, All Saints Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

If a holiday falls on a Saturday, our office is closed the Friday before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, out office is closed the Monday after.

Notices:
Effective April 1, 2017 The Town of Boyce will add a 1% tax. Column F will have a tax rate of 5.50%.
Effective July, 1, 2016 The new local sales and use tax rate increases by 0.5% throughout Rapides Parish.
Effective April 1, 2015 New Fire District 17 will levy a 1.00% tax. Column H will have a tax rate of 4.00%.
Statement of Position - Taxability of Manufactured or Mobile Homes
Statement of Position - Occupational License Tax 3/29/2009
Statement of Position - Refund Procedures
Statement of Position - Permits for Produce Vendors
Notice of Change to Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance
Statement of Position - Sales Tax Collection & Occupational License Requirements at Publicly Owned Facilities
Links
Forms
Sales and Use Tax
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2017)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 7/1/2016 through 3/31/2017)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2016 through 6/30/2016)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2015 through 12/31/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective through 3/31/2015)

Hotel/Motel Tax
Hotel/Motel Report

Occupational/Business License
Applications
Application for Alcohol Beverage Permit Application for Sexually Oriented Business
Application for Class A Caterer Permit Occupational License - New Business Application
Application for License to Hold Charitable Raffles, Bingo and Keno Occupational License - Renewal Application
Application for Restaurant Permit
 
Forms
Amusement Devices Occupational License Renewal - Pawnbrokers
Chain Stores Occupational License Renewal - Pharmacies
Certificate of Qualification for Exotic Dancers Occupational License Renewal - Public Utilities
Employee Alcohol Beverage Permit Occupational License Renewal - Retail Dealers
Occupational License Renewal - Brokerage & Commission Agents Occupational License Renewal - Wholesale Dealers
Occupational License Renewal - Flat Fees Occupational License Renewal - All Other Businesses & Professionals
Occupational License Renewal - Hotels/Motels/Tourist Courts/Rooming Houses Occupational License Tax Renewal - Business Closed During January or February
Occupational License Renewal - Lending Business Notice of Intent/Special Event
Occupational License Renewal - Nursing Homes

Additional Forms
Application for Taxpayer Number    
Claim for Refund of Taxes Paid Power of Attorney
Fire District 17 Map Voluntary Disclosure Agreement
Insurance Premium Tax Report Waiver of Restrictions and Delays
Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances
Click the links below to view information on ordinances for the specified jurisdiction.

Rapides Parish Ordinances
City of Alexandria Ordinances
City of Pineville Ordinances
Town of Ball Ordinances
Parish Optional Exemptions
Please contact the parish for information regarding optional exemptions.
Audit Information
Rapides Parish has on-staff auditors - contact an on-staff auditor here.

Contract Audit Firm Name First Year Contracted
Driskell & Associates    2008
Frequently Asked Questions
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