East Baton Rouge Parish

Electronic Filing Requirement – Taxpayers filing in East Baton Rouge Parish are being asked to file their sales and use tax returns online via Parishe-file.revenue.louisiana.gov beginning in April 2020 in accordance with Act 536 of the 2014 Legislative Session.

Please refer to the Hot Topics section of our website at www.brla.gov/193/Finance-Department for additional information.


Effective 1/1/2021:

Jurisdiction
Name
ColParish
Tax
City
Tax
Street/
Sewer
Tax*
School
Board
Tax
School
Board
EFID Tax*
EDD
Tax
Comb.
Local
Rate
State
Rate
Total
Rate
Baton Rouge
EBR School District
A2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Parish of EBR in EBR School DistrictB2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Parish of EBR in Zachary School DistrictC2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Baker & Baker School DistrictD2.50%1.50%2.00%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Baker & EBRP School DistrictE2.50%1.50%1.00%1.00%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Zachary & Zachary School DistrictF2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Central & Central School DistrictG2.00%1.50%2.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Parish of EBR in Central School DistrictH2.00%1.50%2.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Americana EDDK2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%1.00%7.50%4.45%10.95%
Harveston EDDL2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%2.00%7.50%4.45%11.95%
Third-Florida EDDM2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%2.00%7.50%4.45%11.95%

Effective 4/1/2020:

Jurisdiction
Name
ColParish
Tax
City
Tax
Street/
Sewer
Tax*
School
Board
Tax
School
Board
EFID Tax*
EDD
Tax
Comb.
Local
Rate
State
Rate
Total
Rate
Baton Rouge
EBR School District
A2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Parish of EBR in EBR School DistrictB2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Parish of EBR in Zachary School DistrictC2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Baker & Baker School DistrictD2.50%1.50%2.00%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Baker & EBRP School DistrictE2.50%1.50%1.00%1.00%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Zachary & Zachary School DistrictF2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Central & Central School DistrictG2.00%1.50%2.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Parish of EBR in Central School DistrictH2.00%1.50%2.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Americana EDDK2.00%1.50%1.00%1.00%1.00%6.50%4.45%10.95%

Effective 4/1/2019:

Jurisdiction
Name
ColSchool
Board
Police
Jury
City
Tax
Street/
Sewer
Tax
School
Board
EFID Tax*
Comb.
Local
Rate
State
Rate
Total
Rate
Baton RougeA1.00%2.00%1.50%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Parish of EBR in EBR School DistrictB1.00%2.00%1.50%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Parish of EBR in Zachary School DistrictC1.00%2.00%1.50%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Baker & Baker School DistrictD2.00%2.50%1.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Baker & EBRP School DistrictE1.00%2.50%1.50%1.00%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Zachary & Zachary School DistrictF1.00%2.00%1.50%1.00%5.50%4.45%9.95%
Central & Central School DistrictG2.50%2.00%1.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%
Parish of EBR in Central School DistrictH2.50%2.00%1.50%6.00%4.45%10.45%

Contact Information

Physical Address:
222 St. Louis Street, Room 404
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2590
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2590

Phone: (225) 389-3084
Fax: (225) 389-5369
Email: General Inquires
Email: Tiffani Delapasse, Revenue Manager
Website: Baton Rouge Department of Finance

Office Hours & Holidays

Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Holidays (subject to change each year): New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday (Easter), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Notices

Attention Taxpayers who have Custom Software Sales: Effective 1/20/2013, custom software sales are exempt from the 2% City and Parish general sales and use tax.

Please see Custom Software Sales and Use Tax Report on the EBR Website.

Forms

Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2021)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2020)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2019)
Other Forms – Click Here 

Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances

Please click the link below for a copy of the sales & use tax ordinances.
EBR/City of Baton Rouge Ordinances

Parish Optional Exemptions

Refer to Schedule A of the Sales and Use Tax Report for all optional exemptions in EBR Parish.

Audit Information

Please contact the parish for information regarding auditors.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions.

https://www.brla.gov/1190/FAQs

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