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2016 Legislative Special Session
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The Louisiana Legislature carried some changes for the sector regarding state sales tax. Some items that were previously classified as exclusions and exemptions are now actively taxable by HB 61 (Act 25) and HB 62 (Act 26). 


As of April 1, 2016 various events sponsored nonprofit, charitable, religious or educational organizations will be subject to a 5% sales tax through June 30, 2016.  Organizations who previously received an approved Application for Exemption from Collection of Louisiana Sales Tax at Certain Fundraising Activities (Form R-1048) for an event held after 4/1/2016 is no longer valid. 

  UPDATE (7/26/16)!

Nonprofit Sales Tax Legislation


UPDATE (5/18/16)!

Tax session webinar and resources available through 8/19/16!

Visit to view webcast recording from 5/11/16.

5/11/16 Powerpoint Slides

Resource Page for Tax Changes

Please review the links below for the most recent communication from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:


Louisiana Department of Revenue 3/30/16 Bulletin on Sales Tax for Nonprofits

Louisiana Department of Revenue Acts 25 & 26- Taxable Rate of Transactions for Exemptions and Exclusions 

Application for Louisiana Department of Revenue Account Number

Questions concerning the collection of state sales tax can be directed to or 225-219-7462.


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