Louisiana Uniform Local Sales Tax Board

Calcasieu

Physical Address:
2439 Sixth Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 2050
Lake Charles, LA 70602

Phone: (337) 217-4280
Fax: (337) 217-4281
Email: Kimberly TyreeDirector of Sales Tax
Website: Calcasieu Parish School System Sales and Use Tax Department

Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Summer Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00 pm

Holidays:
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday (Easter), Mardi Gras (Monday & Tuesday), Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Election Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Office is closed the entire week of Thanksgiving.
Christmas/New Year’s holiday period is two weeks inclusive of Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Calcasieu Parish Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax Increase: Effective 10/1/2018
The Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau will levy an additional 1% occupancy tax parishwide effective October 1, 2018. The overall occupancy tax rate is shown on the parish hotel/motel tax return effective October 1, 2018.

Calcasieu Parish New Economic Development District: Effective 10/1/2018
The new Lakefront Economic Development District will levy an additional 1% sales and use tax effective October 1, 2018. Map showing the district boundaries is on the parish website.

Calcasieu Parish Complimentary Room Rate: Effective 7/1/2018
The applicable room rate for complimentary rooms on Schedule B of the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau Hotel-Motel Tax Reports has increased for the coming year to $93.00. This rate affects tax on complimentary rooms owned or operated by racetracks and riverboat casinos.

Calcasieu Parish New Economic Development District: Effective 1/1/2018
The new MorganField Economic Development District will levy an additional 1% sales and use tax and a 1% hotel occupancy tax effective January 1, 2018. Map showing the district boundaries is on the parish website.
Calcasieu Parish New Economic Development District: Effective 7/1/2016
The new Executive Economic Development District will levy an additional 2% sales and use tax and a 2% hotel occupancy tax effective July 1, 2016. Map showing the district boundaries is on the parish website.

Calcasieu Parish New Economic Development District: Effective 4/1/2016
The new Opelram Economic Development District will levy an additional 2% sales and use tax and a 2% hotel occupancy tax effective April 1, 2016. Map showing the district boundaries is on the parish website.

Calcasieu Parish Sales Tax Rate Increase: Effective 1/1/2016
Sales tax rate for Column B (City of Lake Charles) has increased by 0.25%. The old rate was 5.50%. The new rate is 5.75%. Also the new Hope Economic Development District will levy a 2% sales tax and a 2% hotel occupancy tax effective 1/1/2016.

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Calcasieu_Sales_Tax_Return Sales and Use Tax Report with Instructions (Effective 10/1/2018)49.98 KB64 DownloadPreview
Calcasieu HOTEL-MOTEL_TAX_Return Hotel - Motel Tax Return (Effective 10/1/2018)14.48 KB56 DownloadPreview