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Department of Revenue Introduces Parish

Website allows online filing and payment of sales taxes

October 1, 2008

BATON ROUGE, La. (October 1, 2008) – On Wednesday, October 1, the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) introduces an innovative new tool that streamlines the filing and payment of sales taxes to the state and to local authorities from one centralized online location.

Parish E-File – – is secure, easy to use, and absolutely free. It is a public service provided by the Department of Revenue to businesses in Louisiana and those headquartered out of state, and there are no fees associated with its use.

One great benefit of Parish E-File is the ability to file and remit Sales & Use taxes in multiple parishes at once. In addition to state Sales & Use tax forms, business owners and tax practitioners can access Sales & Use tax returns online for all 64 Louisiana parishes.

The Parish E-File website provides easy, secure registration for business proprietors and tax practitioners. Registration requires:

  • An e-mail address

  • A bank account number and routing number

  • Sales tax account numbers for all returns

Address media inquiries to:

Byron Henderson
Press Secretary
Louisiana Department of Revenue

For media inquiries, contact:
Byron Henderson
Public Information Director