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Hunters and campers pay no sales tax on guns, ammo and supplies Sept. 7, 8 & 9


August 27, 2012

BATON ROUGE – Hunters and campers will pay no sales tax on firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies during the Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday Sept 7, 8 & 9. During these three days, eligible purchases are exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax and all local sales taxes.

The exemption applies to 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.

Visit for more information, including the full list of eligible items, excluded items and special provisions.
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Kizzy Payton
Press Secretary