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Louisiana Sales Tax Calculator.

Invoicing clients or selling to customers and need to know how much sales tax to charge? Use our simple sales tax calculator to work out how much sales tax you should charge your clients. Input the amount and the sales tax rate, select whether to include or exclude sales tax, and the calculator will do the rest. If you don’t know the rate, download the free lookup tool on this page to find the right combined Louisiana state and local rate.

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What is the sales tax rate in Louisiana?

How much is sales tax in Louisiana?

The base state sales tax rate in Louisiana is 4.45%. Local tax rates in Louisiana range from 0% to 7%, making the sales tax range in Louisiana 4.45% to 11.45%.

Find your Louisiana combined state and local tax rate.

Louisiana sales tax rates vary depending on which county and city you’re in, which can make finding the right sales tax rate a headache. That’s why we came up with this handy Louisiana sales tax calculator.

Simply download the lookup tool and enter your state, in this case Louisiana. Add your county or city - and the tool will do the rest.

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Louisiana sales tax

How to calculate Louisiana sales tax?

To calculate the right sales tax in Louisiana you’ll need to add up the state, county and city rates for your location. The easiest way to do this is by downloading our lookup tool to get the detail you need in seconds.

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Once you’ve found the correct sales tax rate for your area, you need to figure out how much to charge each customer on their purchases.

Use the sales tax formula below, or the handy calculator at the top of the page, to get the tax detail you need.

Sales tax = total amount of sale x sales tax rate

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Louisiana sales tax rates by city.

This table shows the minimum combined sales tax rates for cities in Louisiana. Rates can vary street by street, so for more precise information, check your local government tax website.
CityMinimum combined rateCityMinimum combined rate

Alexandria

9.95%

Monroe

10.44%

Baker

10.45%

Morgan City

8.75%

Baton Rouge

9.95%

Natchitoches

9.95%

Bogalusa

9.94%

New Iberia

9.45%

Bossier City

9.45%

New Orleans

9.45%

Crowley

9.95%

Opelousas

10.2%

Eunice

10.45%

Pineville

9.95%

Gretna

9.2%

Ruston

12.2%

Hammond

9.45%

Shreveport

9.05%

Houma

9.95%

Slidell

8.7%

Kenner

9.2%

Sulphur

10.2%

Lafayette

9.45%

Thibodaux

9.4%

Lake Charles

10.2%

West Monroe

10.44%

Mandeville

9.2%

Zachary

9.95%

Minden

11.95%

Louisiana sales tax rates by county.

This table shows the minimum combined sales tax rates for counties in Louisiana. Rates can vary street by street, so for more precise information, check your local government tax website.
CountyMinimum combined rateCountyMinimum combined rate

Acadia Parish

8.7%

Ouachita Parish

10.44%

Ascension Parish

8.95%

Rapides Parish

7.95%

Bossier Parish

8.7%

St Bernard Parish

9.45%

Caddo Parish

9.8%

St Charles Parish

9.45%

Calcasieu Parish

10.2%

St John The Baptist Parish

9.7%

East Baton Rouge Parish

10.45%

St Landry Parish

10%

Evangeline Parish

9.45%

St Martin Parish

7.95%

Iberia Parish

7.7%

St Mary Parish

8.45%

Jefferson Parish

9.2%

St Tammany Parish

8.7%

Lafayette Parish

8.45%

Tangipahoa Parish

7.45%

Lafourche Parish

9.85%

Terrebonne Parish

9.95%

Lincoln Parish

8.2%

Vernon Parish

8.45%

Livingston Parish

8.45%

Washington Parish

9.28%

Natchitoches Parish

9.95%

Webster Parish

7.95%

Orleans Parish

9.45%

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