Louisiana to have a 2-day sales tax holiday in November
November 1, 2020
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana shoppers will see state sales taxes suspended for two days in November, under a bill passed by lawmakers in their latest special session and signed into law by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
House Speaker Clay Schexnayder, a Gonzales Republican, sponsored the measure to help residents and businesses recovering from Hurricanes Laura and Delta and coping with the coronavirus pandemic.
The state sales tax holiday will be held on Nov. 20 and 21. Louisiana's 4.45% state sales taxes will not be charged on the first $2,500 of a purchase. The holiday doesn't cover car,...