Bossier Parish

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Effective 7/1/2018: **The rate table below includes the Louisiana State Rate decrease effective July 1, 2018.**

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Police Jury Law Enforcement City/Town Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Bossier City A 1.75% 0.50% 0.25% 2.50% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Benton B 1.75% 0.75% 0.25% 2.50% 5.25% 4.45% 9.70%
Haughton C 1.75% 0.75% 0.25% 2.50% 5.25% 4.45% 9.70%
Plain Dealing D 1.75% 0.75% 0.25% 2.50% 5.25% 4.45% 9.70%
Bossier Parish inside Shreveport (1) E 1.75% 0.50% 0.25% 5.25% (1) 4.45% 9.70%
Balance of Parish F 1.75% 2.25% 0.25% 4.25% 4.45% 8.70%
Reserved for Boomtown Casino Vendors (2) G 2.50% 4.35% (2) 4.45% 8.80%

(1) Of the 5.25% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.50% is due and must be remitted to Bossier Parish. The remaining 2.75% local tax is due must be remitted to Caddo Parish. (2) Of the 4.35% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.50% is due and must be remitted to the City of Bossier City. The remaining 1.85% local tax is due must be remitted to Caddo Parish.

 

Sales and Use Tax

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Police Jury Law Enforcement City/Town Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Bossier City A 1.75% 0.50% 0.25% 2.50% 5.00% 5.00% 10.00%
Benton B 1.75% 0.75% 0.25% 2.50% 5.25% 5.00% 10.25%
Haughton C 1.75% 0.75% 0.25% 2.50% 5.25% 5.00% 10.25%
Plain Dealing D 1.75% 0.75% 0.25% 2.50% 5.25% 5.00% 10.25%
Bossier Parish inside Shreveport (1) E 1.75% 0.50% 0.25% 5.25% (1) 5.00% 10.25%
Balance of Parish F 1.75% 2.25% 0.25% 4.25% 5.00% 9.25%
Reserved for Boomtown Casino Vendors (2) G 2.50% 4.35% (2) 5.00% 9.35%

(1) Of the 5.25% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.50% is due and must be remitted to Bossier Parish. The remaining 2.75% local tax is due must be remitted to Caddo Parish. (2) Of the 4.35% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.50% is due and must be remitted to the City of Bossier City. The remaining 1.85% local tax is due must be remitted to Caddo Parish.

Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax (Effective 12/7/2015)

Jurisdiction Name Tax Rate
Hotel-Motel-Overnight Camping Occupancy Tax (3) 6.00% (3)

(3) An occupancy tax at the rate of 6.00% is to be collected and remitted in addition to the local and state sales tax.

   

Contact Information

 
Physical Address:
620 Benton Rd
Bossier City, LA 71111   

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 71313
Bossier City, LA 71171-1313

Phone: (318) 741-8549
Fax: (318) 741-8997
Email: Mike Norton, Administrator
Website: www.bossiercity.org

Office Hours & Holidays

 
Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm   

Holidays:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday (Easter), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Notices

 
Bossier Parish Interest Rate Decrease: Effective 1/1/2020
Interest rate on unpaid taxes will Decrease from 0.750% per month to 0.729% per month. 

Bossier Parish Interest Rate Increase: Effective 1/1/2019
Interest rate on unpaid taxes will increase from 0.667% per month to 0.750% per month.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective January 1, 2015, For returns due February 1, 2015
Act 536 Allows Local Taxing Authorities to require online filing of Local Sales & Use Tax
Act 536 Notice: Bossier City – Parish
Act 536 Notice: FAQs Regarding Notice
 

Forms

Bossier Parish Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2020)
Bossier Hotel-Motel-Overnight Camping Occupancy Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2020)
Bossier Parish Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2019)
Bossier Hotel-Motel-Overnight Camping Occupancy Tax Report (Effective 12/7/2015)
Bossier Hotel-Motel-Overnight Camping Occupancy Tax Report (Effective through 12/6/2015)
Bossier Parish Sales & Use Tax Application
Bossier Parish Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2018)
Bossier Parish Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2011 through 12/31/2017)
Bossier Parish Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2005 through 12/31/2010)
Bossier Claim for Refund Form
 

Frequently Asked Questions

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