St. Landry Parish

Effective 4/1/2020: The sales/use tax rate for the Town of Melville (Column C) will increase by 1%. The current local rate for this entity is 4.75%. The new local rate to be collected will be 5.75%.

Jurisdiction Name Col School
Board
Law Enforce City
Town
Solid Waste or Garb Centrl St. Landry EDD Grand Coteau EDD OPEL DDD EDD Road District #1 Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   2.00% 5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Washington B 2.00% 0.75% 1.20% 0.80%   4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Melville C 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Grand Coteau D 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Grand Coteau EDD D1 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80% 2.00%   7.55% 4.45% 12.00%
Arnaudville E 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Eunice F 2.00% 0.75% 2.45% 0.80%   6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Opelousas G 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Central
St. Landry EDD
Opelousas City
G1 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80% 1.00%   6.75% 4.45% 11.20%
Opelousas DDD EDD G2 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80% 1.00% 6.75% 4.45% 11.20%
Port Barre H 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Sunset I 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Krotz Springs J 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.80%   4.55% 4.45% 9.00%
Cankton K 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.80%   4.55% 4.45% 9.00%
Arnaudville inside St. Martin Parish (1) L 2.00%   3.50% (1) 4.45% 9.95%
Eunice inside Acadia Parish (2) M 2.20%   5.45% (2) 4.45% 9.90%
Leonville N 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   3.55% 4.45% 8.00%
Palmetto O 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   3.55% 4.45% 8.00%
Central
St. Landry EDD
Unincorporated
Areas of Parish
P 2.00% 0.75% 0.80% 1.00%   2.00% 6.55% 4.45% 11.00%
  • (1) Of the 3.50% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.00% is due and must be remitted to St. Landry Parish. The remaining 1.50% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to St. Martin Parish.
  • (2) Of the 5.45% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.20% is due and must be remitted to St. Landry Parish. The remaining 3.25% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to Acadia Parish.

Effective 10/1/2019:

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Law Enforcement City/Town Solid Waste or Garbage Central St. Landry EDD Grand Coteau EDD
OPEL DDD EDD
Road District #1 Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   2.00% 5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Washington B 2.00% 0.75% 1.20% 0.80%   4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Melville C 2.00% 0.75% 1.20% 0.80%   4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Grand Coteau D 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Grand Coteau EDD D1 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80% 2.00%   7.55% 4.45% 12.00%
Arnaudville E 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Eunice F 2.00% 0.75% 2.45% 0.80%   6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Opelousas G 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Central
St. Landry EDD
Opelousas City
G1 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80% 1.00%   6.75% 4.45% 11.20%
Opelousas DDD EDD G2 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80% 1.00% 6.75% 4.45% 11.20%
Port Barre H 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Sunset I 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Krotz Springs J 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.80%   4.55% 4.45% 9.00%
Cankton K 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.80%   4.55% 4.45% 9.00%
Arnaudville inside St. Martin Parish (1) L 2.00%   3.50% (1) 4.45% 9.95%
Eunice inside Acadia Parish (2) M 2.20%   5.45% (2) 4.45% 9.90%
Leonville N 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   3.55% 4.45% 8.00%
Palmetto O 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   3.55% 4.45% 8.00%
Central
St. Landry EDD
Unincorporated
Areas of Parish
P 2.00% 0.75% 0.80% 1.00%   2.00% 6.55% 4.45% 11.00%
  • (1) Of the 3.50% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.00% is due and must be remitted to St. Landry Parish. The remaining 1.50% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to St. Martin Parish.
  • (2) Of the 5.45% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.20% is due and must be remitted to St. Landry Parish. The remaining 3.25% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to Acadia Parish.

Effective 1/1/2019:

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Law Enforcement City/Town Solid Waste or Garbage Central St. Landry EDD Grand Coteau EDD
OPEL DDD EDD
Road District #1 Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish A 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   2.00% 5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Washington B 2.00% 0.75% 1.20% 0.80%   4.75% 4.45% 9.20%
Melville C 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Grand Coteau D 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Grand Coteau EDD D1 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80% 2.00%   7.55% 4.45% 12.00%
Arnaudville E 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Eunice F 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Opelousas G 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Central
St. Landry EDD
Opelousas City
G1 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80% 1.00%   6.75% 4.45% 11.20%
Opelousas DDD EDD G2 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80% 1.00% 6.75% 4.45% 11.20%
Port Barre H 2.00% 0.75% 2.20% 0.80%   5.75% 4.45% 10.20%
Sunset I 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 0.80%   5.55% 4.45% 10.00%
Krotz Springs J 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.80%   4.55% 4.45% 9.00%
Cankton K 2.00% 0.75% 1.00% 0.80%   4.55% 4.45% 9.00%
Arnaudville inside St. Martin Parish (1) L 2.00%   3.50% (1) 4.45% 9.95%
Eunice inside Acadia Parish (2) M 2.20%   5.45% (2) 4.45% 9.90%
Leonville N 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   3.55% 4.45% 8.00%
Palmetto O 2.00% 0.75% 0.80%   3.55% 4.45% 8.00%
Central
St. Landry EDD
Unincorporated
Areas of Parish
P 2.00% 0.75% 0.80% 1.00%   2.00% 6.55% 4.45% 11.00%
  • (1) Of the 3.50% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.00% is due and must be remitted to St. Landry Parish. The remaining 1.50% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to St. Martin Parish.
  • (2) Of the 5.45% combined local rate due and to be collected, 2.20% is due and must be remitted to St. Landry Parish. The remaining 3.25% local sales tax is due and must be remitted to Acadia Parish.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
1013 Creswell Lane
Opelousas, LA 70570

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1210
Opelousas, LA 70571-1210

Phone: (337) 942-0238
Fax: (337) 942-0212
Email: Dana Savant, Administrator

Office Hours & Holidays

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

Holidays:
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Mardi Gras (Tuesday & Wednesday), Good Friday (Easter), Easter (closed the week before or after), Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas (closed for two weeks)

Notices

 
St. Landry Parish: Changes Effective 4/1/2020
Memo from St. Landry Parish
St. Landry Parish: Changes Effective 4/1/2019
Memo from St. Landry Parish
 
St. Landry Parish: Changes Effective 1/1/2019
Memo from St. Landry Parish

Forms

 
Sales and Use Tax Return Form (Effective 4/1/2020)
 
Hotel-Motel Tax Form (Effective 1/1/2020)
 
Hotel-Motel Letter (Effective 1/1/2020)
 
Sales and Use Tax Return Form (Effective 4/1/2019)
Sales and Use Tax Return Form (Effective 1/1/2019)
Downtown District St. Landry EDD Map (Effective 1/1/2019)
Grand Coteau EDD Map (Effective 4/1/2016)

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
Gary W. Lambert Company 1985

 
 

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