Louisiana Uniform Local Sales Tax Board


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

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

Phone: (337) 521-7353
Email: Stacey AshySales Tax Director
Website: Lafayette Parish School System

Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

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)

Sales Tax Rate Increases: Effective 10/1/2017

Duson inside Lafayette Parish Column 8: School Board 2%; City/Town 3%; Combined Local Rate 5%; State Rate 4.45%; Total Rate 9.45%
Duson inside Acadia Parish (2); Column 9: City/Town 3%; Combined Local Rate 6.25% (2); State Rate 4.45%; Total Rate 10.70%


Sales Tax Rate Increases: Effective 4/1/2017

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

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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.

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