Lafayette Parish

LATA Member

Effective 4/1/2015:

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Parish Council Law Enforcement City/Town Economic Development District Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Lafayette (excluding EDD) 1 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
1% 1-10 @ MM 101-EDD DISCONTINUED - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette Including 1-10 @ MM 103-EDD 3 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 1.00% 6.00% 4.00% 10.00%
Broussard inside Lafayette Parish 4 2.00% 1.00% - 2.50% - 5.50% 4.00% 9.50%
Broussard inside St Martin Parish (3) 5 - - - 2.50% - 6.00% (3) 4.00% 10.00%
Carencro outside I-49 EDD 6 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Carencro inside I-49 EDD 7 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 1.00% 6.00% 4.00% 10.00%
Duson inside Lafayette Parish 8 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Duson inside Acadia Parish (2) 9 - - - 2.00% - 5.25% (2) 4.00% 9.25%
Scott outside EDDs 10 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Scott inside Apollo EDD 11 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 1.00% 6.00% 4.00% 10.00%
Scott inside Destination Pt EDD 12 2.00% 1.00% - 2.00% 1.00% 6.00% 4.00% 10.00%
Youngsville 13 2.00% 1.00% - 2.50% 1.00% 6.50% 4.00% 10.50%
Balance of Parish 14 2.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% - 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%


Effective through 3/31/2015:

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Parish Council Law Enforcement City/Town Economic Development District Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Lafayette (excluding EDD) 1 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
1% 1-10 @ MM 101-EDD DISCONTINUED - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette Including 1-10 @ MM 103-EDD 3 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Broussard inside Lafayette Parish 4 2.00% - - 2.50% - 4.50% 4.00% 8.50%
Broussard inside St Martin Parish (3) 5 - - - 2.50% - 6.00% (3) 4.00% 10.00%
Carencro outside I-49 EDD 6 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Carencro inside I-49 EDD 7 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Duson inside Lafayette Parish 8 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Duson inside Acadia Parish (2) 9 - - - 2.00% - 5.25% (2) 4.00% 9.25%
Scott outside EDDs 10 2.00% - - 2.00% - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%
Scott inside Apollo EDD 11 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Scott inside Destination Pt EDD 12 2.00% - - 2.00% 1.00% 5.00% 4.00% 9.00%
Youngsville 13 2.00% - - 2.50% 1.00% 5.50% 4.00% 9.50%
Balance of Parish 14 2.00% 1.00% 1.00% - - 4.00% 4.00% 8.00%


(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) 232-3912
Fax: (337) 235-5275
Email: Bob Simpson, 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

Vendors Compensation Changes: Effective 4/1/2015

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

Column Old Rate New 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.



Sales Tax Rate Increases: Effective 4/1/2012
Sales tax rate for Column D (Broussard) has increased by 0.50%. The old rate was 4.00%. The new rate is 4.50%. Sales tax rate for Column E (Broussard within St. Martin Parish ) has increased by 0.50%. The old rate was 2.00%. The new rate is 2.50%. Sales tax rate for Column M (Youngsville) has increased by 1.00%. The old rate was 4.50%. The new rate is 5.50%.



Vendors Compensation Changes: Effective 4/1/2012
Vendors Compensation rate for Column D has decreased by 0.06%. The old VC rate was 0.5%. The new VC rate is 0.44%. Vendors Compensation rate for Column E has decreased by 0.20%. The old VC rate was 1.0%. The new VC rate is 0.80%. Vendors Compensation rate for Column M has increased by 0.36%. The old VC rate was 0.00%. The new VC rate is 0.36%.



Links
Forms
Sales and Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2015)
Sales and Use Tax Report Instructions (Effective 4/1/2015)
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
Blanket Certificate of Exemption Covering Purchased for resale, or for Further Processing for Resale
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