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Registration, Filing, Forms & Instructions

 
 
 
    This page is designed to provide you with all the information and/or forms you may need to register a business and file your taxes with St. John the Baptist Parish. We recommend that you visit our "Links to Related Sites" page for further information on filings with other St John the Baptist Parish Government agencies, the State of Louisiana and Federal government.  
  Registration  
  Businesses with no physical location in St John the Baptist Parish:  
Office:
1704 Chantilly Drive,
Suite 101
LaPlace, LA 70068

Mailing:
P.O. Box 2066
LaPlace, LA 70069

Contact:
PH: 985.359.6600
FX: 985.359.6602
info@lalocaltax.com

  Step 1 - Obtain a Sales/Use tax identification number by completing a "Registration Application" . To do this , you can visit our office located at 1704 Chantilly Drive, Laplace, LA 70068; Phone 985-359-6600; Fax 985-359-6602 . You can also download the application in several different formats below:  
  Downloads:  

Sales/Use Tax Registration Application (PDF Format)

Sales/Use Tax Registration Application (Excel File)

 
         
  Unless eFilling, print and complete the application, sign and date it , and then send it to us via regular mail (P.O. Box 2066, LaPlace, La 70069-2066) fax (985-359-6602) or email the completed form to returns@lalocaltax.com. If you have any questions when completing the application call our office.  
Businesses with one or more physical locations in the Parish:
All forms on this site can be read with Adobe Acrobat
  Step 1 - Obtain a Sales/Use tax identification number, same directions as above.  

 

     
    Step 2 - Businesses selling food and or alcohol must obtain a Health Permit through the Health Department on Central Ave. in Reserve, LA, 985-536-2128  
      Step 3 - All businesses located in the parish must obtain an Assessment Number from the St John Parish Assessor's offices at 1801 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA 70068, 985-652-5311 or 2393 Hwy 18, Edgard, LA, 985-497-3952  
      Step 4 - All businesses located in the parish must obtain an Occupational License and Zoning Compliance for each physical location in the parish at 1801 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace, La 70068; Phone (Elizabeth Drago) 985-652-9513 ext 8707. There is a $60.00 application and processing fee. Your initial Occupational License fee will be based on the type of your business.  
        Download:  

Occupational License Application and Instructions

 
        Businesses with no physical locations that have personal property in the Parish:  
        Step 1 - Obtain a Sales/Use tax identification number, same directions as above.  
        Step 2 - All Businesses having personal property (i.e., rented, leased equipment, etc.) in the parish must obtain an Assessment Number from the St John Parish Assessor's offices at 1801 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA 70068; 985-652-5311 or 2393 Hwy 18, Edgard, LA, 985-794-3952  
        Sales/Use Tax Filing and Forms  
         

We have provided several ways for you to file your sales and use tax returns. Of course, there is always the old tried and true method of mailing you a paper form to complete and mail back to us. However we have developed more modern ways for you to file:

Option 1 - Receive paper forms in the mail to complete and mail back to us.

Option 2 - Download a copy of the form by clicking the "PDF Format" below. Print a blank form, complete and mail.

Option 3 - File and pay your taxes online via this link

                   http://www.salestaxonline.com

 
         

Download:

    Sales/Use Tax Return (PDF Format)

   
          Other Forms and Instructions  
          Downloads:   Change of Status

Return Instructions Sales/Use Tax

Assessment Procedures and Taxpayers Rights

Power of Attorney

Exemption Certificate Application

LA R-1331 Boat Registration Tax Payment