2013 Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, August 2 - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

2013 Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, August 2

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LOUISIANA (KALB News Channel 5) - The 2013 Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, August 2, and will run through Saturday, August 3.

The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property. It must be for non-business use.

The holiday will apply to the four percent state sales tax, but will not apply to the sales taxes levied by parishes, municipalities, school boards, and other political subdivisions of the state.

The 2013 holiday begins at midnight on Friday, August 2, and continues through midnight on Saturday, August 3.

Some exceptions will apply. The exemption will apply statewide to all consumer purchases of tangible personal property, other than vehicles subject to license and title and meals furnished for consumption on the premises where purchased, including to-go orders, provided that the property is not for use in a business, trade, or profession.

For mor information visit the Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday on the Louisiana State Revenue site.

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