Important Taxpayer Information Effective January 1, 2021

Effective January 1, 2021, there will be multiple changes to sales and use tax collection and remittance in East Baton Rouge Parish including the following:

Addition of Column L for the Harveston Economic Development District

Addition of Column M for the Third-Florida Economic Development District

A reduced rate on qualifying purchases of feminine hygiene products and diapers

New Filing Instructions for Custom Software Exemption

Online sales tax payments

  • Effective January 1, 2021, the Sales Tax Online filing system will no longer be available for filing returns for East Baton Rouge Parish.  All taxpayers currently using the system are asked to register for online filing through Parish E-file. The Parish E-file system is free to taxpayers.

Sales and Use Tax Rates (PDF)

Sales and Use Tax Report - Tax Periods Beginning January 2021 (PDF)

Notice to Taxpayers November 2020 (PDF)

For questions concerning any of the information presented above, please contact the Finance Department Revenue Division at 225-389-3084 or email Taxpayer Assistance.