Lafayette Parish

LATA Member

Effective 4/1/2017:

Jurisdiction NameColumnSchool BoardParish CouncilLaw EnforcementCity/TownEconomic Development DistrictCombined Local RateState RateTotal Rate
Lafayette (excluding EDD) 1 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
1% 1-10 @ MM 101-EDD DISCONTINUED - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette Including 1-10 @ MM 103-EDD 3 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Broussard inside Lafayette Parish 4 2.00% - - 2.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Broussard inside St Martin Parish (3) 5 - - - 2.50% - 6.00% (3) 5.00% 11.00%
Carencro outside I-49 EDD 6 2.00% - - 3.00% - 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Carencro inside I-49 EDD 7 2.00% - - 3.00% 1.00% 6.00% 5.00% 11.00%
Duson inside Lafayette Parish 8 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Duson inside Acadia Parish (2) 9 - - - 2.00% - 5.25% (2) 5.00% 10.25%
Scott outside EDDs 10 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Scott inside Apollo EDD 11 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Scott inside Destination Pt EDD 12 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Youngsville 13 2.00% - - 3.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Balance of Parish 14 2.00% 1.00% 1.00% - - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%

(2) Of the 5.25% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.00% is due and must be remitted to Lafayette Parish. The remaining 3.25% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to Acadia Parish.

(3) Of the 6.00% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.50% is due and must be remitted to Lafayette Parish. The remaining 3.50% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to St. Martin Parish.

Effective 4/1/2016 through 3/31/2017:
**The rate table below includes the Louisiana State Rate increase effective April 1, 2016.**

Jurisdiction NameColumnSchool BoardParish CouncilLaw EnforcementCity/TownEconomic Development DistrictCombined Local RateState RateTotal Rate
Lafayette (excluding EDD) 1 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
1% 1-10 @ MM 101-EDD DISCONTINUED - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette Including 1-10 @ MM 103-EDD 3 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Broussard inside Lafayette Parish 4 2.00% - - 2.50% - 4.50% 5.00% 9.50%
Broussard inside St Martin Parish (3) 5 - - - 2.50% - 6.00% (3) 5.00% 11.00%
Carencro outside I-49 EDD 6 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Carencro inside I-49 EDD 7 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Duson inside Lafayette Parish 8 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Duson inside Acadia Parish (2) 9 - - - 2.00% - 5.25% (2) 5.00% 10.25%
Scott outside EDDs 10 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Scott inside Apollo EDD 11 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Scott inside Destination Pt EDD 12 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Youngsville 13 2.00% - - 3.50% - 5.50% 5.00% 10.50%
Balance of Parish 14 2.00% 1.00% 1.00% - - 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%


(2) Of the 5.25% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.00% is due and must be remitted to Lafayette Parish. The remaining 3.25% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to Acadia Parish.

(3) Of the 6.00% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.50% is due and must be remitted to Lafayette Parish. The remaining 3.50% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to St. Martin Parish.

Contact Information
 
Physical Address:
411 E. Vermillion St.
Lafayette, LA 70501

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 3883
Lafayette, LA 70502

Phone: (337) 521-7353
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Sales Tax Director
Website: Lafayette Parish School System
 
Office Hours & Holidays
 
Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Holidays:
New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday (Easter), Monday after Easter, Mardi Gras (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day (Dec 22-Jan 1)
 
Notices

Sales Tax Rate Increases: Effective 4/1/2017

View the notice here


Sales/Use Tax, Exemption and Vendor's Compensation Rates Changes: Effective 12/1/2015

View the notice here


Vendors Compensation Changes: Effective 4/1/2015

Vendors Compensation Rate for multiple columns have increased. See the table below for more information.

ColumnOld RateNew Rate
3 0.800% 0.830%
4 0.440% 0.550%
6 N/A 0.200%
7 0.220% 0.350%
10 N/A 0.200%
11 0.200% 0.330%
12 0.200% 0.330%
13 N/A 0.150%

 


Sales Tax Rate Increase: Effective 4/1/2015

Voters in Lafayette Parish have approved and the Lafayette City-Parish Council has adopted an ordinance providing for the levy within the Parish of Lafayette a one percent (1%) sales and use tax upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property and on sales of services in the Parish of Lafayette, all as defined by law. The tax shall not be collected on food and prescription drug items exempted from state sales and use taxes under RS 47:305D(4).

This additional tax will be effective beginning on April 1, 2015 and will end on November 30, 2015.

Links
 
Forms

Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2017)
Sales and Use Tax Report Instructions (Effective 4/1/2017)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2017)
Sales and Use Tax Report Instructions (Effective 1/1/2017) - Contact the Parish
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 12/1/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report Instructions (Effective 12/1/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2015 through 11/30/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report Instructions (Effective 4/1/2015 through 11/30/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 6/1/2013 through 3/31/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2012 through 5/31/2013)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 10/1/2011 through 3/31/2012)
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 7/1/2011 through 9/30/2011)
Hotel - Motel Tax Report (Updated 8/22/2017)
Blanket Certificate of Exemption Covering Purchased for resale, or for Further Processing for Resale (Updated 8/22/2017)
Local Rate Chart with Food and Drug Exemption rates
St. Martin Parish addresses to identify those street addresses annexed into the City of Broussard
Acadia Parish addresses to identify those street addresses annexed into the Town of Duson
Scott - Destination Pointe domicile addresses to identify those street addresses within the economic development district
Scott - Apollo domicile addresses to identify those street addresses within the economic development district
Lafayette I-10 @ mile Marker 101 addresses to identify those street addresses within the economic development district
Lafayette I-10 @ mile Marker 103 addresses to identify those street addresses within the economic development district
City of Carencro I-49 addresses to identify those street addresses within the economic development district
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 additional information regarding optional exemptions.

Local Rate Chart with Food and Drug Exemption rates
 
 
Audit Information
 
Contract Audit Firm Name First Year Contracted
Acadian Professional Services    2005
Broussard Partners & Associates 1985
Gary W. Lambert 1980
 
Frequently Asked Questions
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