Jefferson Parish

Local Sales & Use Occupancy Tax Rate Tables

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Bureau of Revenue & Taxation
P.O. Box 248
Gretna, LA 70054


Gretna Location
Jefferson Parish Government Building
200 Derbigny Street
Suite 1200
Gretna, LA 70053

Telephone: 504.363.5637
Facsimile: 504.363.5644

Harvey Location
JPSO Administrative Building
1233 Westbank Expressway
4th Floor
Harvey, LA 70058

Telephone: 504.376.2459
Facsimile: 504.376.2469

Email: General Inquiries
Gregory A. Ruppert, Deputy Chief, Director Bureau of Revenue and Taxation

Office Hours & Holidays

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

Holidays Schedule: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Lundi Gras, Mardi Gras, Good Friday (Easter), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve


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Revenue & Taxation: LA Administrative Code, Title 61
Uniform Local Tax: LA Administrative Code, Title 72

All Sales/Occupancy Tax Forms:

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Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances

Click here to view Jefferson Parish Taxation Ordinances

Optional Exemptions, Exclusions, and Special Provisions


Manufacturing Equipment – The cost price of machinery and equipment used by a manufacturer in a plant facility predominately and directly in the actual manufacturing for agricultural purposes or the actual manufacturing process of an item of tangible personal property, which is for ultimate sale to another and not for internal use, at one (1) or more fixed locations within Jefferson Parish, the cost price shall be reduced by one hundred (100) percent beginning January 1, 2006. Please contact our office for the terms and conditions that may apply.

Custom Computer Software – The sale of custom computer software is software that is specifically written for a particular customer or that adapts prewritten or “canned” software to the needs of a particular customer is exempt from Jefferson Parish sales tax. Please contact our office for the terms and conditions that may apply.

View the current exemptions and special provisions here: Jefferson Parish Sales/Use Tax Exemptions and Exclusions and Jefferson Parish Occupational License Tax Exemptions and Special Provisions

Audit Information

The Jefferson Parish Audit Section focuses on ensuring taxpayer compliance with local tax ordinances and the discovery of unreported or underreported tax revenues. Audits are assigned at random, upon review of taxpayer returns, and upon information received from other taxing jurisdictions (local, state, and federal). The Audit Section is located in Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Administrative Building, 1233 Westbank Expressway, in Harvey and is open to the public from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of its activity, taxpayers are advised to schedule an appointment to discuss accounts currently under audit.

Tax Bureau – Frequently Asked Questions

Harahan Sales Tax FAQs:  Local Tax News | Jefferson Parish Sheriff, LA – Official Website (

Sales/Use Tax – Frequently Asked Questions
Property Tax – Frequently Asked Questions
Occupational License Tax – Frequently Asked Questions
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