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Policy Summary

This law defines terms related to parish sales and use taxes. By definition, the "sale of tangible personal property to food banks, as defined in [Louisiana law]" is exempt from sales tax. The law also exempts "donation of food items to food bank as defined in [Louisiana law]" from use tax.

Background Information

State Louisiana
Jurisdiction Name Allen Parish
Jurisdiction Type Other, . Parish
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an exemption
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Distribute;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

Provides exemptions to taxes on sales to food banks and food items donated to food banks.

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
Yes

Addresses implementation?
Yes

The general process for the collection and administration of sales and use taxes is described in § 86-86.

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

"The collector" [(i.e., the entity or person designated by the Allen Parish Policy Jury)] is authorized "to handle and accomplish the ...enforcement ...of sales and use taxes." § 86-86(f).

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

This policy is located in Allen Parish, Louisiana Code of Ordinances, Chapter 86 - Taxation, Article III - Sales and Use Tax, Section 86-71 - Definitions. History: Code 1979, § 21-21.

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