St. Mary Parish

Effective 7/1/2018: **The rate table below includes the Louisiana State Rate decrease effective July 1, 2018.**

Jurisdiction Name Col School Board General Solid Waste Law Enforce. Morgan City Wards 5 & 8 Wards 1-4, 7 & 10 Wards 6 & 9 Morgan City Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Morgan City C 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 0.30% 4.30% 4.45% 8.75%
Franklin A 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%
Berwick B 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%
Patterson B 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%
Baldwin A 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%
Unincorporated Areas of Wards 5 & 8 B 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%
Unincorporated Areas of Wards 1-4, 7, 10 A 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%
Unincorporated Areas of Wards 6 & 9 D 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%

Effective 1/1/2012: **The rate table below includes the Louisiana State Rate increase effective April 1, 2016.**

Jurisdiction Name Col School Board General Solid Waste Law Enforce. Morgan City Wards 5 & 8 Wards 1-4, 7 & 10 Wards 6 & 9 Morgan City Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Morgan City C 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 0.30% 4.30% 5.00% 9.30%
Franklin A 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Berwick B 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Patterson B 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Baldwin A 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Unincorporated Areas of Wards 5 & 8 B 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Unincorporated Areas of Wards 1-4, 7, 10 A 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
Unincorporated Areas of Wards 6 & 9 D 1.45% 1.00% 0.75% 0.50% 0.30% 4.00% 5.00% 9.00%
 

Contact Information

Physical Address:
301 3rd St.
Morgan City, LA 70380 

Mailing Address:
P. O. Drawer 1279
Morgan City, LA 70381-1279

Phone: (985) 384-8510
Fax: (985) 385-4535
Email: Jeffery LaGrange, CTE, Director

Office Hours & Holidays

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

Holidays:
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Good Friday (Easter), Mardi Gras (Tuesday Only), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Notices

St. Mary Parish Sales Tax Rate Increase: Effective 1/1/2012
Sales tax rate for Column C (City of Morgan City) has increased by 0.30%. The old rate was 4.00%. The new rate is 4.30%.

Forms

Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective 1/1/2012, DO NOT USE PRIOR TO 2/1/2012)
Sales & Use Tax Report (Effective through 12/31/2011)
Map of St. Mary Parish by Jurisdiction – Updated January 2013
Resale Exemption Certificate
Parish Sales & Use Tax Ordinances
1% Original Ordinance
Amendment to 1% Original Ordinance
3/4% Parish Ordinance
.25% School Board Ordinance
7/10% School Board Ordinance
3/10% Morgan City Ordinance
3/10% Ordinance – Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 & 10
3/10% Ordinance – Wards 5 & 8
3/10% Ordinance – Wards 6 & 9
1/2% Law Enforcement Ordinance
1/2% Law Enforcement (2) Ordinance
3/4% Solid Waste Ordinance
Hotel/Motel Ordinances
3/10% City of Morgan City Ordinance

Parish Optional Exemptions

Please contact the parish for information regarding optional exemptions.

Audit Information

Tony Fuhrer, CTE – Audit Manager  
Sam Guarisco – Auditor  
Broussard Partners and Associates  
Gary W. Lambert and Company  
Tax Compliance and Recovery  
Thomas L. Driskell & Associates, Inc.  
 
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