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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • Sales tax holiday slated

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  • Hunters will be able to save money on hunting gear with the Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday. Guns, ammunition and other kinds of hunting gear are free from sales tax Friday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 8. The Louisina Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday exempts customers from the four percent tax and all local sales taxes for a wide range of supplies, including: Shotguns, rifles, pistols, revolvers or other handguns Ammunition intended to be fired from a gun or firearm Accessories designed to be used for hunting Apparel such as safety gear, camouflage, clothing, jackets, hats, gloves, mittens, face masks and thermal underwear for use while hunting Off-road vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles designed for hunting. The exemption does not apply to golf carts, bikes, motorcycles, tractors or motor vehicles that may be legally driven on highways. The sales tax exemption is for individual purchases only, not for business purchases. By state law, the Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday is an annual event that takes place the first consecutive Friday through Sunday each September. Visit www.revenue.louisiana.gov/secondamendment for more information, including a full list of eligible items, excluded items and special provisions.
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