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West Monroe, LA Tax Free Weekend! (from myarklamiss.com)
Buy the following items in Monroe/West Monroe today through Monday and pay no sales tax!
2nd Amendment Tax Free Holiday
Purchases Eligible for Exemption
All consumer purchases of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies. Firearms eligible for the sales tax exemption include shotguns, rifles, pistols, revolvers, or other handguns, which may be legally sold or purchased in Louisiana. Ammunition intended to be fired from a gun or firearm is eligible for the sales tax exemption. Hunting supplies are eligible for the sales tax exemption only if used for and designed for hunting. Hunting supplies include:
Animal feed that is manufactured and marketed as being for consumption primarily by game, which can be legally hunted. This does not include food for animals kept as pets;
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;
Archery items used for hunting such as bows, crossbows, arrows, quivers and shafts;
Bags to carry game or hunting gear;
Belts that are manufactured and marketed as being primarily for use in hunting;
Binoculars only if purchased to be used for hunting;
Chairs to be used for hunting. This excludes purchases by an individual of chairs or other furniture for household, business or other recreational use;
Firearm, archery, and other accessories designed for hunting;
Float tubes only if purchased to be used for hunting;
Hearing protection gear and enhancements;
Hunting shoes or boots designed and used for hunting;
Knives that are manufactured and marketed as being primarily for use in hunting. This excludes the purchase of knives by an individual to be used for household, business or other recreational use;
Miscellaneous gear that is manufactured and marketed as being primarily for use in hunting. This includes other hunting-related gear or supplies not previously listed. This excludes the purchase of toy guns and vessels or off road vehicles utilized as children's toys;
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;
Optics such as rifle scopes and impact resistant glasses for shooting;
The sales and use tax exemption is available only for individuals' purchases and is not available for business purchases.
Tools that are manufactured and marketed as being primarily for use in hunting;
Tree stands; and
Vessels such as airboats and pirogues designed and intended for hunting.
Purchases That Are Not Eligible
Consumer purchases do not include the purchase of animals, such as dogs. Hunting supplies do not include the purchase of toy guns and vessels or off road vehicles utilized as children's toys. Firearms other than those listed are not eligible for the exemption. Purchases made by a business or for business purposes are not eligible for the sales tax exemption.
Conditions for Exemption
The following activities will be eligible during the three days of the annual sales tax holiday:
Buying and accepting delivery of consumer purchases of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies.
Making final payment on a consumer purchase previously placed on layaway; or ordering a consumer purchase for immediate delivery, even if delivery must be delayed, provided that the customer has not requested delayed shipment; and
Placing consumer purchases on layaway.
Purchases made during the holiday with "rain checks" issued before the three day holiday are eligible for the exemption, but purchases after the holiday with "rain checks" issued during the holiday re not eligible for the exemption.
Orders for immediate shipment are eligible for exemption, even if the shipment is after the holiday, provided that the customer does not request delayed shipment.
When a customer purchases an eligible item during the three day holiday, returns it without additional cash consideration after the three day holiday and exchanges it for an
Essentially identical item of different size, caliber, color or other feature, then it will be eligible for the exemption.
When a customer purchases an item eligible for the sales tax exemption during the three-day holiday, returns it after the sales tax holiday and then receives credit on the purchase of a different item, the sales tax is due on the purchase of the new item.
For a sixty day period after the holiday, dealers who issue a refund or credit for the return of merchandise that was eligible for the sales tax exemption during the three day holiday can issue a refund or credit for the state and local sales tax only if the customer returning the returning the consumer purchase have receipts or other documentation proving that the sales tax was actually paid on the original purchase.
West Monroe, LA Tax Free Weekend!
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