Tangipahoa Parish

Effective 7/1/2021: **Tangipahoa Parish recently voted in a .5% Educational Facilities Improvement District Tax. Educational Facilities Improvement District Tax does not apply to food for home consumption or prescription drugs.**

Jurisdiction Name Col School Board Parish Council City/
Town
Fire District Education
Improve.
Comb. Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish 12 2.00% 1.00% 0.50% 3.50% 4.45% 7.95%
Hammond 13 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Ponchatoula 14 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Amite 15 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 0.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Kentwood 16 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Independence 17 2.00% 1.00% 2.50% 0.50% 6.00% 4.45% 10.45%
Roseland 18 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Tangipahoa 19 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Tickfaw 20 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Within Fire District #1 21 2.00% 1.00% 0.50% 0.50% 4.00% 4.45% 8.45%

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

Jurisdiction Name Column School Board Parish Council City/Town Fire District Combined Local Rate State Rate Total Rate
Balance of Parish 12 2.00% 1.00% 3.00% 4.45% 7.45%
Hammond 13 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Ponchatoula 14 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Amite 15 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Kentwood 16 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Independence 17 2.00% 1.00% 2.50% 5.50% 4.45% 9.95%
Roseland 18 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Tangipahoa 19 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Tickfaw 20 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 5.00% 4.45% 9.45%
Within Fire District #1 21 2.00% 1.00% 0.50% 3.50% 4.45% 7.95%

Contact Information

Physical Address:
106 N. Myrtle Street
Amite, LA 70422 Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 159
Amite, LA 70422

Phone: (985) 748-5229 Ext. 404
Fax: (985) 748-2489
Email: Donna Drude, Sales Tax Administrator

Office Hours & Holidays

Normal Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Holidays: Martin Luther King Day, Mardi Gras (3 days), Easter (3 days)
Independence Day, Labor Day, Tangipahoa Parish Fair Day
Thanksgiving (2 days), Christmas/New Year’s (2 weeks)

(Holiday Schedule is subject to change.)

Notices

No notices at this time.

Forms

Effective 7/1/2021 – Sales and Use Tax Report:
Effective 7/1/2018 – Sales and Use 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

Please contact the parish for audit information.
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