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Sep 07, 2012
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal urged hunters and campers to take advantage of the 2012 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday that runs Friday, September 7 through Sunday, September 9.
Governor Jindal said, "This sales tax holiday is a great opportunity for hunters and campers to purchase the gear they need for the upcoming season. It’s also a great chance to provide our hunting stores with even more business, which will further benefit Louisiana's economy. I encourage everyone to take advantage of this sales tax holiday and get out and enjoy Sportsman's Paradise."
A wide range of supplies is eligible for exemption from all state and local sales taxes. Eligible items include:
In 2009, Governor Jindal signed a bill into law authorizing an annual “sales tax holiday” for the purchase of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies.
Visit revenue.louisiana.gov/secondamendment for more information including the full list of eligible items and special provisions of this sales tax holiday.