Lincoln Parish

Effective 10/1/2020:**The rate table effective October 1, 2020.**

Jurisdiction Name Col School
Board
Police Jury City
Town
Fire Dist. Sheriff
Dept.
Grambling EDD Ruston
EDD#1
Cooktown EDD Combined
Local Rate
State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.50% 0.75% 0.25% 0.25% 3.75% 4.45% 8.20%
Ruston B 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Grambling C 2.50% 0.75% 2.25% 0.25% 5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Dubach D 2.50% 0.75% 1.00% 0.25% 0.25% 4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Choudrant E 2.50% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Grambling EDD G 2.50% 0.75% 2.25% 0.25% 0.50% 6.25% 4.45% 10.70%
Simsboro H 2.50% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 0.25% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Ruston EDD #1 I 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 1.75% 7.75% 4.45% 12.20%
Cooktown EDD J 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 0.50% 6.50% 4.45% 10.95%

Effective 01/01/2021:

Jurisdiction Name Col School
Board
Police Jury City
Town
Fire Dist. Sheriff
Dept.
Grambling EDD Ruston
EDD#1
Cooktown EDD Combined
Local Rate
State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.50% 0.75% 0.25% 0.25% 3.75% 4.45% 8.20%
Ruston B 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Grambling C 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Dubach D 2.50% 0.75% 1.00% 0.25% 0.25% 4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Choudrant E 2.50% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Grambling EDD G 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 0.50% 6.50% 4.45% 10.95%
Simsboro H 2.50% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 0.25% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Ruston EDD #1 I 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 1.75% 7.75% 4.45% 12.20%
Cooktown EDD J 2.50% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 0.50% 6.50% 4.45% 10.95%

 Effective 4/1/2019:

Jurisdiction Name Col School
Board
Police Jury City
Town
Fire Dist. Sheriff
Dept.
Grambling EDD Ruston
EDD#1
Cooktown EDD Combined
Local Rate
State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.00% 0.75% 0.25% 0.25% 3.25% 4.45% 7.70%
Ruston B 2.00% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Grambling C 2.00% 0.75% 2.25% 0.25% 5.25% 4.45% 9.70%
Dubach D 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.25% 0.25% 4.25% 4.45% 8.70%
Choudrant E 2.00% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 4.25% 4.45% 8.70%
Grambling EDD G 2.00% 0.75% 2.25% 0.25% 0.50% 5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Village of Simsboro H 2.00% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 0.25% 4.50% 4.45% 8.95%
Ruston EDD #1 I 2.00% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 1.75% 7.25% 4.45% 11.70%
Cooktown EDD J 2.00% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 0.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%

Effective 1/1/2019:

Jurisdiction Name Col School
Board
Police Jury City
Town
Fire Dist. Sheriff
Dept.
Grambling EDD Ruston
EDD#1
Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.00% 0.75% 0.25% 0.25% 3.25% 4.45% 7.70%
Ruston B 2.00% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Grambling C 2.00% 0.75% 2.25% 0.25% 5.25% 4.45% 9.70%
Dubach D 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.25% 0.25% 4.25% 4.45% 8.70%
Choudrant E 2.00% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 4.25% 4.45% 8.70%
Grambling EDD G 2.00% 0.75% 2.25% 0.25% 0.50% 5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Village of Simsboro H 2.00% 0.75% 1.25% 0.25% 0.25% 4.50% 4.45% 8.95%
Ruston EDD #1 I 2.00% 0.75% 2.50% 0.25% 1.75% 7.25% 4.45% 11.70%

Contact Information

Physical Address:
100 West Texas Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 863
Ruston, LA 71273

Phone: (318) 251-8624
Fax: (318) 251-8698
Email: Denise Griggs, Administrator

Office Hours & Holidays

Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pmHolidays (subject to change each year):

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

Effective 07/01/2016: City of Ruston Sales Tax Rate Increase Sales tax rate for Column B will increase by 0.75%.


Effective 04/01/2016: City of Grambling Economic Development District New Tax Column F: 5.75%


Effective 01/01/2016: City of Grambling Sales Tax Rate Increase Sales tax rate for Column C will increase by 0.25%.

Links

Forms

Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 10/1/2020)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 01/01/2021)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 4/1/2019)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2019)
Lincoln Parish Hotel/Motel Tax Report

Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances

Please contact the parish for a copy of the sales & use tax ordinances.

Parish Optional Exemptions

Please contact the parish for information regarding optional exemptions.

Audit Information

Audit Firm Name First Year Contracted
Broussard Partners 1996
Driskell and Associates 2004

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