Taxes

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Where your taxes go

 

This is an example property tax bill (2014) for a home that is valued at $274,250.00.

 

 

This is a breakdown of how the property taxes of the example home to the left is apportioned to local government agencies.

*Note: Parish Government is, by State law, described as "Alimony (Gen. Govt.)"

If you would like to see how St. Tammany Parish Government uses it's portion of the taxes above, please review the following:

2014 St. Tammany Parish Capital & Operating Budget

2013 Parish Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFRA)

Transparency in Government

 

"I need to Pay MY Taxes"

Parish/State Sales: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Department

Parish Property Taxes: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Department

State Income Taxes: Louisiana Department of Revenue

Federal Income Taxes: U.S. Internal Revenue Service

 

Millages

For a look at the current millages and a current overview for each, please click here.

St. Tammany Parish is committed to providing information and educating the citizens of this parish as to how their government works; where their tax dollars are spent; and where those taxes are apportioned.

For more information about the setting of Parish Millages, please call the Parish Council Offices at 985.898.2591.

 

Sales Tax

The current sales tax rate in Unincorporated St. Tammany Parish is 9.75% (5% of that belonging to the State). There are also three "Other Jurisdictional Rates" that would increace your sales tax rate in those particular developments.

 

St. Tammany Parish Direct Rates

 

Overlapping Parish-wide Rates

  -Sales Tax District 3

2.00%

 

  -State of Louisiana

5.00%

  -St. Tammany Parish Jail

0.25%

 

  -St. Tammany School Board

2.00%

  -St. Tammany Parish Courthouse

0.25%

 

  -Law Enforcement District

0.25%

Total Direct Rate

2.50%

 

Total Overlapping Parish-wide Rates

7.25%

 

City, Town, and Village Rates

-Slidell

2.00%

 

-Madisonville

2.00%

-Covington

2.00%

 

-Abita Springs

2.00%

-Mandeville

2.50%

 

-Folsom

2.50%

-Pearl River

2.25%

 

-Sun

2.50%

 

Other Jurisdictional Rates

-Nord Du Lac

0.75%

-Rooms To Go

0.75%

-Summit Fremaux

0.50%

-2016 Economic Development Districts

Maps: Hwy 1077, Hwy 21, Hwy 59, Hwy 1088, Hwy 434, Airport Rd

 

0.75%

 

Assessor Property tax Appeal Form

 

As provided by Louisiana Revised Statute 47-1992, any person who filed for a review in writing with the Assessor during the “public exposure” period and wishes to further appeal their assessment must request a hearing by the Board of Review by completing and submitting an appeal form. Forms may be submitted either by appearing in person at the Parish Council Office at the Parish Complex Building A 21490 Koop Dr., Mandeville, La 70471 during normal business hours, by filing such notice by means of certified mail to its office or by facsimile to (985) 898-2593.

 

Appeal Schedule (2015 Taxes)

Appeal form to the Board of Review for taxpayers who are appealing their assessment by the St. Tammany Parish Assessor’s office