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 SalesTaxOnline.com or 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 4/1/2020:

Jurisdiction Name Col Parish Tax City
Tax
Street / Sewer
Tax*
School Board
Tax
School Board
EFID Tax*
EDD Tax Combined Local
Rate
State Rate Total Rate
Baton Rouge
EBR School District
A 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Parish of EBR in EBR School District B 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Parish of EBR in Zachary School District C 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Baker & Baker School District D 2.50% 1.50% 2.00% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Baker & EBRP School District E 2.50% 1.50% 1.00% 1.00% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Zachary & Zachary School District F 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Central & Central School District G 2.00% 1.50% 2.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Parish of EBR in Central School District H 2.00% 1.50% 2.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Americana EDD K 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 6.50% 4.45% 10.95%

Effective 4/1/2019:

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Police Jury City/Town Sewer & Street Educational Facilities Improvement Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Baton Rouge A 1.00% 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Parish of EBR in EBR School District B 1.00% 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Parish of EBR in Zachary School District C 1.00% 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Baker & Baker School District D 2.00% 2.50% 1.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Baker & EBRP School District E 1.00% 2.50% 1.50% 1.00% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Zachary & Zachary School District F 1.00% 2.00% 1.50% 1.00% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Central & Central School District G 2.50% 2.00% 1.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Parish of EBR in Central School District H 2.50% 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.

Links

Forms

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

Please contact the parish for information regarding optional exemptions.

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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