Bienville Parish
Effective 1/1/2014:
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board School Board Special Police Jury City/Town Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Arcadia A 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.50% 5.50% 4.00% 9.50%
Gibsland B 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Ringgold C 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Castor D 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Balance of Parish E 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% - 3.00% 4.00% 7.00%
Saline F 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%

Effective 1/1/2013 to 12/31/2013:
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board School Board Special Police Jury City/Town Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Arcadia A 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.50% 5.50% 4.00% 9.50%
Gibsland B 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Ringgold C 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Castor D 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Balance of Parish E 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% - 3.00% 4.00% 7.00%

Effective 10/1/2012 to 12/31/2012:
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board School Board Special Police Jury City/Town Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Arcadia A 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Gibsland B 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Ringgold C 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Castor D 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% - 3.00% 4.00% 7.00%
Balance of Parish E 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% - 3.00% 4.00% 7.00%

Effective up to 9/30/2012:
Jurisdiction Name Column School Board School Board Special Police Jury City/Town Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Arcadia A 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Gibsland B 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Ringgold C 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Castor D 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Balance of Parish E 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% - 3.00% 4.00% 7.00%

Contact Information
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 746
Arcadia, LA 71001

Phone: (318) 263-9416
Fax: (318) 263-3100
Email: Jarvis Osborne, Administrator
Office Hours & Holidays
Please contact the parish for office hours and holiday information.
Notices
Bienville Parish Sales Tax Rate Decrease: Effective 1/1/2014
A new sales tax rate for Column F (Village of Saline) has been added. The new tax rate is 4.00%.

Bienville Parish Sales Tax Rate Decrease: Effective 10/1/2012
Sales tax rate for Column A (Arcadia) has decreased by 1.00%. The old rate was 5.00%. The new rate is 4.00%. Sales tax rate for Column B (Gibsland) has decreased by 1.00%. The old rate was 5.00%. The new rate is 4.00%. Sales tax rate for Column D (Castor) has decreased by 1.00%. The old rate was 4.00%. The new rate is 3.00%.
Links
Forms
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Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances
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Parish Optional Exemptions
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Audit Information
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Frequently Asked Questions