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

Second Amendment sales tax holiday this weekend

BATON ROUGE, LA (KPLC) -

Hunters and campers will pay no sales tax on firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies during the Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday on Sept. 7- 9.

During these three days, eligible purchases are exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax and all local sales taxes, according to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Revenue.

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; and

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 www.revenue.louisiana.gov/secondamendment for more information, including the full list of eligible items, excluded items and special provisions.

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