Hunting supplies free of state and local sales tax

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 08/25 2014 09:20AM

Updated 08/25 2014 09:22AM

Guns, ammunition and other hunting supplies are exempt from state and local sales taxes Friday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 7.

The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday applies to individual consumer purchases of a wide range of hunting gear, including:

  • Firearms that may be legally sold or purchased in Louisiana
  • Ammunition intended to be fired from a gun or firearm
  • Archery supplies to be used for hunting
  • Apparel such as safety gear, camouflage clothing, jackets, hats, gloves, mittens, face masks and thermal underwear manufactured and marketed as being primarily for wear or use while hunting
  • Off-road vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles designed and intended primarily for hunting; the exemption does not apply to golf carts, go-carts, dirt bikes, mini-bikes, motorcycles, tractors, motor vehicles which may be legally driven on the streets and highways of Louisiana, or heavy equipment such as cranes, forklifts, backhoes and bulldozers
Visit www.revenue.louisiana.gov/secondamendment for more information, including the full list of eligible purchases, as well as those that do not qualify for the sales tax exemption.

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