Second amendment sales tax holiday this weekend - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Second amendment sales tax holiday this weekend

The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue:

BATON ROUGE - Hunters and campers can save money this weekend on a wide range of supplies including firearms, ammunition, hunting knives and certain clothing items.  The 2010 Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday takes place Friday, September 3, through Sunday, September 5.

During these three days, eligible items are exempt from all state and local sales taxes in Louisiana.  The exemption applies to purchases for individual use.  It does not apply to business purchases.

Eligible items include:

  • Accessories designed to be used for hunting;
  • Shotguns, rifles, pistols, revolvers, or other handguns;
  • Ammunition intended to be fired from a gun or firearm is eligible;
  • Animal feed for consumption by game which can be legally hunted;
  • 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 which may be legally driven on highways.

For the full list of eligible items and special provisions of this sales tax holiday, visit www.revenue.louisiana.gov/secondamendment.

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