Sales tax going up on January 1

Consumers in LaSalle Parish will be paying more in sales taxes beginning January 1, 2021, after voters approved a new half-cent sales tax for the LaSalle Parish Police Jury to finance garbage collection and disposal in the parish in December.

Sales taxes to be collected parish wide include: 4.45-cents, state sales tax; 3-cents, school board; half-cent, law enforcement dis-trict; and half-cent, police jury, for a total of 8.45-cents.

Consumers will pay another 1-cent in sales taxes in Jena and Olla, making the total in these towns, 9.45-cents. In Tullos, the addition of the 1.5-cent sales tax, will make the total in that town, 9.95-cents.



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