Bossier Parish

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

Jurisdiction NameColSchool
Board
Police
Jury
Law
Enforce
City/
Town
Comb.
Local
Rate
State
Rate
Total
Rate
Bossier CityA1.75%0.50%0.25%2.50%5.00%4.45%9.45%
BentonB1.75%0.75%0.25%2.50%5.25%4.45%9.70%
HaughtonC1.75%0.75%0.25%2.50%5.25%4.45%9.70%
Plain DealingD1.75%0.75%0.25%2.50%5.25%4.45%9.70%
Bossier Parish inside Shreveport (1)E1.75%0.50%0.25%5.25% (1)4.45%9.70%
Balance of ParishF1.75%2.25%0.25%4.25%4.45%8.70%
Reserved for Boomtown Casino Vendors (2)G2.50%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.

**The rate table below includes the rates PRIOR to the changes made on July 1, 2018.**

Jurisdiction NameColSchool
Board
Police
Jury
Law
Enforce
City/
Town
Comb.
Local
Rate
State
Rate
Total
Rate
Bossier CityA1.75%0.50%0.25%2.50%5.00%5.00%10.00%
BentonB1.75%0.75%0.25%2.50%5.25%5.00%10.25%
HaughtonC1.75%0.75%0.25%2.50%5.25%5.00%10.25%
Plain DealingD1.75%0.75%0.25%2.50%5.25%5.00%10.25%
Bossier Parish inside Shreveport (1)E1.75%0.50%0.25%5.25% (1)5.00%10.25%
Balance of ParishF1.75%2.25%0.25%4.25%5.00%9.25%
Reserved for Boomtown Casino Vendors (2)G2.50%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 NameTax
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: Jeff Whitton, 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 1/1/2021

Interest rate on unpaid taxes will Decrease from 0.7292% per month to 0.5417% per month.

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 1/1/2021)
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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