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Louisiana Sales Tax Guide for Businesses

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You can read more about Louisiana’s sales tax here.

When are Louisiana Sales Tax Returns Due?

When you file and pay Louisiana sales tax depends on two things: your assigned filing frequency and your state’s due dates.

How often will you file sales tax returns in Louisiana?

States assign you a filing frequency when you register for your sales tax permit. In most states, how often you file sales tax is based on the amount of sales tax you collect from buyers in the state.

In Louisiana, you will be required to file and remit sales tax either monthly or quarterly.

How often you are required to file sales tax in Louisiana follows this general rule:

Louisiana sales tax returns are always due the 20th of the month following the reporting period. If the filing due date falls on a weekend or holiday, sales tax is generally due the next business day.

2018 Louisiana Monthly Sales Tax Filing Due Dates

*indicates a due date pushed back due to a weekend or holiday

2018 Louisiana Quarterly Sales Tax Filing Due Dates

*indicates a due date pushed back due to a weekend or holiday

Click here for a chart of Louisiana sales tax filing due dates.

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