§ 47:301 As used in this Chapter the following words, terms, and phrases have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
§ 47:301.1 Telecommunications and ancillary services
§ 47:301.2 A. Purpose. The legislature hereby recognizes that:
§ 47:302 A. There is hereby levied a tax upon the sale at retail, the use, the consumption, the distribution, and the storage for use or consumption in this state, of each item or article of
§ 47:302.1 Exemptions from lease or rental tax, helicopters
§ 47:302.2 A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sale of services as defined in R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in the city of Shreveport under the provisions of this Chapter shall be cr
§ 47:302.3 Disposition of certain collections in the city of Bossier City
§ 47:302.4 Disposition of certain collections in Madison and Richland Parishes
§ 47:302.5 Disposition of certain collections in Vernon Parish
§ 47:302.6 Disposition of certain collections in Avoyelles Parish
§ 47:302.7 Disposition of certain collections in Ouachita Parish
§ 47:302.8 Disposition of certain collections in Lincoln Parish
§ 47:302.9 Disposition of certain collections in Morehouse Parish
§ 47:302.10 Disposition of certain collections in Natchitoches Parish
§ 47:302.11 Disposition of certain collections in St. Charles Parish
§ 47:302.12 Disposition of certain collections in Calcasieu Parish
§ 47:302.13 Disposition of certain collections in Iberia Parish
§ 47:302.14 Disposition of certain collections in Calcasieu Parish
§ 47:302.15 Disposition of certain collections in Webster Parish
§ 47:302.16 A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sale of services as defined in R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in Winn Parish, under the provisions of R.S. 47:302(C) in each fiscal year
§ 47:302.17 Disposition of certain collections in Tangipahoa Parish
§ 47:302.18 Disposition of certain collections in Lafayette Parish
§ 47:302.19 Disposition of certain collections in Lafourche Parish
§ 47:302.20 Disposition of certain collections in Terrebonne Parish
§ 47:302.21 Disposition of certain collections in Ascension Parish
§ 47:302.22 Acadia Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund
§ 47:302.23 Disposition of certain collections in Vermilion Parish
§ 47:302.24 Disposition of certain collections in Beauregard Parish
§ 47:302.25 Disposition of certain collections in Cameron Parish
§ 47:302.26 A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sale of services as defined in R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in St. Tammany Parish under this Chapter shall be credited to the Bond Sec
§ 47:302.27 Disposition of certain collections in St. Martin Parish
§ 47:302.28 Disposition of certain collections in Pointe Coupee Parish
§ 47:302.29 Disposition of certain collections in East Baton Rouge Parish
§ 47:302.30 Disposition of certain collections in Rapides Parish
§ 47:302.31 Disposition of certain collections in West Carroll Parish
§ 47:302.32 Disposition of certain collections in East Carroll Parish
§ 47:302.33 Disposition of certain collections in Tensas Parish
§ 47:302.34 Disposition of certain collections in Franklin Parish
§ 47:302.35 Disposition of certain collections in Jackson Parish
§ 47:302.36 Disposition of certain collections in Allen Parish
§ 47:302.37 Disposition of certain collections in Sabine Parish
§ 47:302.38 Disposition of certain collections in Jefferson Davis Parish
§ 47:302.39 Disposition of certain collections in DeSoto Parish
§ 47:302.40 Disposition of certain collections in Plaquemines Parish
§ 47:302.41 Disposition of certain collections in Livingston Parish
§ 47:302.42 Disposition of certain collections in the town of Homer in Claiborne Parish
§ 47:302.43 Disposition of certain collections in Union Parish
§ 47:302.44 Disposition of certain collections in St. Mary Parish
§ 47:302.45 Disposition of certain collections in Red River Parish
§ 47:302.46 Disposition of certain collections in West Feliciana Parish
§ 47:302.47 Disposition of certain collections in East Feliciana Parish
§ 47:302.48 Disposition of certain collections in LaSalle Parish
§ 47:302.49 Disposition of certain collections in Evangeline Parish
§ 47:302.50 Disposition of certain collections in the city of Baker
§ 47:302.51 Disposition of certain collections in Bienville Parish
§ 47:302.52 Disposition of certain collections in Claiborne Parish
§ 47:302.53 Disposition of certain collections in Concordia Parish
§ 47:302.54 Allocation of certain collections in Vernon Parish
§ 47:302.55 A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sale of services as defined in R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in Grant Parish under the provisions of R.S. 47:302(C) shall be credited t
§ 47:302.56 A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sale of services as defined in R.S. 47:301(14)(a) collected from hotels as defined in R.S. 47:301(6)(a)(ii) in Orleans Paris
§ 47:303 A. Collection from dealer. (1) The tax imposed under R.S. 47:302 shall be collectible from all persons, as hereinafter defined, engaged as dealers, as hereinafter defined.
§ 47:303.1 A. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary except for the provisions of R.S. 47:303(B) and (E), the state and local sales and use tax due on the purchase, importation, or lease
§ 47:304 Treatment of tax by dealer
§ 47:305 A.(1) The gross proceeds derived from the sale in this state of livestock, poultry, and other farm products direct from the farm are exempted from the tax levied by taxing authoritie
§ 47:305.1 Exclusions and exemptions; ships and ships’ supplies
§ 47:305.2 Exclusions and exemptions; insulin, prescription and nonprescription
§ 47:305.3 The tax imposed by taxing authorities shall not apply to the sale at retail of seeds to a commercial farmer as defined in R.S. 47:301(30) for use in the planting of any kind of crops
§ 47:305.6 Exclusions and exemptions; Little Theater tickets
§ 47:305.7 Exclusions and exemptions; tickets to musical performances of nonprofit musical organizations
§ 47:305.8 The tax imposed by taxing authorities shall not apply to sale at retail to a commercial farmer as defined in R.S. 47:301(30) of pesticides used for agricultural purposes, including p
§ 47:305.9 Exclusions and exemptions; motion picture film rental
§ 47:305.10 Exclusions and exemptions; property purchase for first use outside the state
§ 47:305.11 A. No new or additional sales or use tax shall be applicable to sales of materials or services involved in lump sum, unit price, fixed fee, or guaranteed maximum price construct
§ 47:305.13 Exclusions and exemptions; admissions to entertainments furnished by certain domestic nonprofit corporations
§ 47:305.14 Exclusions and exemptions; nonprofit organizations; nature of exemption; limitations; qualifications; newspapers; determination of tax exempt status
§ 47:305.15 Exclusions and exemptions; sales or purchases by individuals who are blind
§ 47:305.16 Exclusions and exemptions; cable television installation and repair
§ 47:305.17 Exclusions and exemptions; income from coin-operated washing and drying machines in a commercial laundromat
§ 47:305.18 Exclusions and exemptions; fairs, festivals, and expositions sponsored by nonprofit organizations; nature of exemption; limitations; qualifications
§ 47:305.19 Exclusions and exemptions; leased vessels used in the production of minerals
§ 47:305.20 Exclusions and exemptions; Louisiana commercial fishermen
§ 47:305.24 A. Sales and use taxes levied by the state shall not apply to purchases by student farmers of:
§ 47:305.25 A. The tax imposed by R.S. 47:302(A), 321(A), and 331(A) with respect to the sale and use of farm equipment shall apply only to that portion of the sale price in excess of fifty thou
§ 47:305.26 Exclusions and exemptions; new vehicles furnished by dealers for driver education purposes
§ 47:305.28 Exclusions and exemptions; gasohol
§ 47:305.30 Exclusions and exemptions; Plaquemines Parish
§ 47:305.33 Exclusions and exemptions; nonprofit retirement centers
§ 47:305.36 Exclusions and exemptions; motor vehicles
§ 47:305.37 A. The state taxes imposed by R.S. 47:302(A), R.S. 47:321(A), and R.S. 47:331(A) shall not apply to diesel fuel, butane, propane, or other liquefied petroleum gases used or consumed
§ 47:305.38 The sale at retail, the use, the consumption, the distribution, and the storage for use or consumption in this state of each item or article of tangible personal property by a shelte
§ 47:305.39 Exclusions and exemptions; butane, propane, or other liquefied petroleum gases purchased for private residential consumption
§ 47:305.40 Exclusions and exemptions; purchases of Mardi Gras specialty items
§ 47:305.41 Exclusions and exemptions; Ducks Unlimited; Bass Life
§ 47:305.42 Exclusions and exemptions; tickets to ballet performances of nonprofit ballet organizations
§ 47:305.43 Exclusions and exemptions; nonprofit organizations dedicated to the conservation of fish or migratory waterfowl; nature of exemption; limitations; qualifications
§ 47:305.44 Exclusions and exemptions; raw materials used in printing process
§ 47:305.45 Exclusions and exemptions; per diem or car hire on freight cars, piggy-back cars, and rolling stock
§ 47:305.46 Exclusions and exemptions; purchases with United States Department of Agriculture Food Stamp Coupons and purchases made under the Women, Infants, and Children’s Program
§ 47:305.47 Exclusions and exemptions; pharmaceutical samples distributed without charge
§ 47:305.48 Exemption; automobiles owned by military personnel
§ 47:305.49 Catalog distribution; exemption
§ 47:305.50 Exemption; vehicles used in interstate commerce; rail rolling stock; railroad ties
§ 47:305.51 Exemption; utilities used by steelworks and blast furnaces
§ 47:305.52 Exemption; custom computer software
§ 47:305.53 Exclusions and exemptions; sickle cell disease organizations
§ 47:305.54 Exemption; Annual Louisiana Sales Tax Holidays Act
§ 47:305.55 Terminated on June 30, 2007, by Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 47, §2.
§ 47:305.56 Exemption; off-road vehicles; out-of-state buyers
§ 47:305.57 Exemptions; sale of art work
§ 47:305.58 Exemption; annual sales tax holiday; hurricane-preparedness items or supplies; dates; restrictions
§ 47:305.59 Exemption; charitable residential construction
§ 47:305.60 Exemption; certain water conservation equipment; Sparta Groundwater Conservation District
§ 47:305.61 Exemption; certain water conservation equipment; Sparta Groundwater Conservation District
§ 47:305.62 Exemption; Annual Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Holiday
§ 47:305.63 The sales and use tax imposed by the state of Louisiana and its political subdivisions whose boundaries are coterminous with those of the state shall not apply to the sale of polyrol
§ 47:305.64 A.(1) The sales and use tax imposed by the state of Louisiana shall not apply to the amount paid by qualifying radiation therapy treatment centers for the purchase, lease, or repair
§ 47:305.65 Exemption; charitable residential construction, rehabilitation, and renovation; limitation
§ 47:305.66 Exemption; parish councils on aging
§ 47:305.67 Exemption; breastfeeding items
§ 47:305.68 Exemption; Fore!Kids Foundation
§ 47:305.70 Exemption; “Make It Right Foundation”
§ 47:305.71 Exemption; St. Bernard Project, Inc.
§ 47:305.72 A. The sales and use tax imposed by the state of Louisiana and its political subdivisions whose boundaries are coterminous with the state shall apply to the purchase of a motor vehic
§ 47:306 A. General provisions. (1)(a) Except as hereafter provided, the taxes levied hereunder shall be due and shall be payable monthly. For the purpose of ascertaining the amount of tax pa
§ 47:306.1 Collection from interstate and foreign transportation dealers
§ 47:306.2 Collection from certain interstate and foreign transportation dealers
§ 47:306.3 Donations to the Louisiana Military Family Assistance Fund
§ 47:306.4 A. The secretary of the Department of Revenue shall promulgate rules and regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to provide for registration with the departme
§ 47:306.5 A.(1) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, transactions listed in Subsection B of this Section involving sales of tangible personal property or services that are not
§ 47:307 Collector’s authority to determine the tax in certain cases
§ 47:308 Termination or transfer of business
§ 47:309 A.(1) Every dealer required to make a report and pay any tax under this Chapter shall keep and preserve suitable records of the sales, purchases, or leases taxable under this Chapter
§ 47:309.1 A. Listing of sales. Any dealer selling property or services, the aggregate value per sale of which exceeds two hundred fifty dollars, to residents of this state, where the property
§ 47:310 Wholesalers and jobbers required to keep records
§ 47:311 Collector’s authority to examine records of transportation companies
§ 47:312 Failure to pay tax on imported tangible personal property; grounds for attachment
§ 47:313 System of import permits; seizure and forfeiture of vehicles used in importing without permit
§ 47:314 Failure to pay tax; rule to cease business
§ 47:315 Sales returned to dealer; credit or refund of tax
§ 47:315.1 A.(1) In the event tangible personal property, a part of and used in or about a person’s home, apartment or homestead, in this state on which Louisiana sales tax has been paid by the
§ 47:315.2 Sales tax refund; new housing construction
§ 47:315.3 Sales tax refund; sales and rentals covered by Medicare
§ 47:315.4 Sales and use tax credit; waiver of homestead exemption
§ 47:315.5 Sales tax refund; nonprofits employing or training persons with workplace disabilities or disadvantages
§ 47:316 Collector to provide forms
§ 47:318 A. All monies collected under this Chapter shall be immediately paid into the state treasury, upon receipt, and first credited to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund as provided in

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 47 > Subtitle II > Chapter 2

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Ancillary service: means a service that is associated with or incidental to the provision of one or more telecommunications services, including but not limited to conference bridging services, detailed telecommunications billing services, directory assistance services, vertical services, and voice mail services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Business: includes any activity engaged in by any person or caused to be engaged in by him with the object of gain, benefit, or advantage, either direct or indirect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • byproduct: shall mean any incidental product that is sold for a sales price less than the cost of the materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Call-by-call basis: means any method of charging for telecommunications services where the price is measured by individual calls. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Collector: shall mean and include (a) the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana and includes his duly authorized assistants, when used in reference to a sales and use tax levied by the state, or (b) the individual or entity designated as collector of the appropriate single sales and use tax collection office, and his duly authorized assistants, of any political subdivision authorized under the constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana to levy and collect a sales and use tax, except a statewide political subdivision, when used in reference to a sales and use tax levied by such political subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • commercial farmer: shall mean only those persons occupationally engaged in producing food or agricultural commodities for sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Communications channel: means a physical or virtual path of communications over which signals are transmitted between or among customer channel termination points. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • computer software: means a set of statements, data, or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in a computer in order to bring about a certain result in any form in which those statements, data, or instructions may be embodied, transmitted, or fixed, by any method now known or hereafter developed, regardless of whether the statements, data, or instructions are capable of being perceived by or communicated to humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cost price: means the actual cost of the articles of tangible personal property without any deductions therefrom on account of the cost of materials used, labor, or service cost, except those service costs for installing the articles of tangible personal property if such cost is separately billed to the customer at the time of installation, transportation charges, or any other expenses whatsoever, or the reasonable market value of the tangible personal property at the time it becomes susceptible to the use tax, whichever is less. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • custom computer software: means computer software prepared, created, adapted, or modified to the special order of a particular purchaser, licensee, or user; or to meet the specific needs or requirements of a particular purchaser, licensee, or user, regardless of the means by or through which such computer software is furnished, delivered, or transmitted, and regardless of whether such software incorporates or consists of preexisting routines, utilities, or other computer software components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Customer: means the person or entity that contracts with the seller of telecommunications services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Dealer: includes every person who manufactures or produces tangible personal property for sale at retail, for use, or consumption, or distribution, or for storage to be used or consumed in a taxing jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Detailed telecommunications billing service: means a service of separately stating information pertaining to individual calls on a customer's billing statement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Digital radio conversion equipment: shall include the following:

                (aa) IBOC transmitter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Digital television conversion equipment: shall include the following:

                (aa) DTV transmitter and RF system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Directory assistance: means a service of providing telephone number or address information, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • drilling rig: means any unit or structure, along with its component parts, which is used primarily for drilling, workover, intervention or remediation of wells used for exploration or development of minerals and "component parts" means any machinery or equipment necessary for a drilling rig to perform its exclusive function of exploration or development of minerals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Drugs: includes all pharmaceuticals and medical devices which are prescribed for use in the treatment of any medical disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • End user: means the person who utilizes the telecommunications service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Engaging in business in the taxing jurisdiction: means and includes any of the following methods of transacting business: maintaining directly, indirectly, or through a subsidiary, an office, distribution house, sales house, warehouse, or other place of business or by having an agent, salesman, or solicitor operating within the taxing jurisdiction under the authority of the seller or its subsidiary irrespective of whether such place of business, agent, salesman, or solicitor is located in such taxing jurisdiction permanently or temporarily or whether such seller or subsidiary is qualified to do business in such taxing jurisdiction, or any person who makes deliveries of tangible personal property into the taxing jurisdiction other than by a common or contract carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • factory built home: means a residential structure which is built in a factory in one or more sections and has a chassis or integrated wheel delivery system, which is either:

                (aa) A structure built to federal construction standards as defined in Section 5402 of Title 42 of the United States Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Free hospital: means a hospital that does not charge any patients for health care provided by the hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • funeral directing services: means the operation of a funeral home, or by way of illustration and not limitation, any service whatsoever connected with the management of funerals, or the supervision of hearses or funeral cars, the cleaning or dressing of dead human bodies for burial, and the performance or supervision of any service or act connected with the management of funerals from time of death until the body or bodies are delivered to the cemetery, crematorium, or other agent for the purpose of disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gross sales: means the sum total of all retail sales of tangible personal property, without any deduction whatsoever of any kind or character except as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Hotel: means and includes any establishment or person engaged in the business of furnishing sleeping rooms, cottages, or cabins to transient guests, where such establishment consists of sleeping rooms, cottages, or cabins at any of the following:

                (i) A single business location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • International telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that originates or terminates in the United States and terminates or originates outside the United States, respectively. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Interstate telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that originates in one U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Intrastate telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that originates in one U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • lease: means the leasing of automobiles and the possession or use thereof by the lessee, for a consideration, without the transfer of the title of such property for a one hundred eighty-day period or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Lease or rental: means the leasing or renting of tangible personal property and the possession or use thereof by the lessee or renter, for a consideration, without transfer of the title of such property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Machinery and equipment: means tangible personal property or other property that is eligible for depreciation for federal income tax purposes and that is used as an integral part in the manufacturing of tangible personal property for sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Manufacturer: means :

                (I) A person whose principal activity is manufacturing, as defined in this Subparagraph, and who is assigned by the Louisiana Workforce Commission a North American Industrial Classification System code within the agricultural, forestry, fishing, and hunting Sector 11, the manufacturing Sectors 31-33, the information Sector 511110 as they existed in 2002, or industry code 423930 as a recyclable material merchant wholesaler engaged in manufacturing activities, which must include shredding facilities, as determined by the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Manufacturing: means putting raw materials through a series of steps that brings about a change in their composition or physical nature in order to make a new and different item of tangible personal property that will be sold to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Manufacturing for agricultural purposes: means the production, processing, and storing of food and fiber and the production, processing, and storing of timber. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Manufacturing machinery and equipment: means tangible property used or consumed, or held for use or consumption, as an integral part of a biodiesel manufacturing, production, or extraction facility, process, or item of equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Measurement-while-drilling instruments or systems: means instruments or systems which measure information from a downhole location in a borehole, transmit the information to the surface during the process of drilling the borehole using a wireless technique, and receive and decode the information on the surface. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Mobile wireless service: means a telecommunications service, regardless of the technology used, whereby the origination or termination points, or both, of the transmission, conveyance or routing are not fixed, including but not limited to telecommunications services that are provided by a commercial mobile radio service provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • news publication: shall mean any publication issued daily or regularly at average intervals not exceeding three months, which contains reports of varied character, such as political, social, cultural, sports, moral, religious, or subjects of general public interest, and advertising supplements and any other printed matter ultimately distributed with or a part of such publications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Off-road vehicle: is a ny vehicle manufactured for off-road use which is issued a manufacturer's statement of origin that cannot be issued a registration certificate and license to operate on the public roads of this state because at the time of manufacture the vehicle does not meet the safety requirements prescribed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • pelletized paper waste: means pellets produced from discarded waste paper that has been diverted or removed from solid waste which is not marketable for recycling and which is wetted, extruded, shredded, or formulated into compact pellets of various sizes for use as a supplemental fuel in a permitted boiler. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • person: shall include such institution for purposes of the payment of tax on sales by such institution if the sales are not otherwise exempt. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Place of primary use: means the street address representative of where the customer's use of the telecommunications service primarily occurs, which must be the residential street address or the primary business street address of the customer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Plant facility: means a facility, at one or more locations, in which manufacturing, referred to in Sectors 11 and 31-33 of the North American Industrial Classification system as of 2002, of a product of tangible personal property takes place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Postpaid calling service: means a telecommunications service obtained by making a payment on a call-by-call basis either through the use of a credit card or payment mechanism such as a bank card, travel card, credit card, or debit card, or by charge made to a telephone number which is not associated with the origination or termination of the telecommunications service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Prepaid calling service: means the right to access exclusively telecommunications services, which must be paid for in advance and which enables the origination of calls using an access number or authorization code, whether manually or electronically dialed, and that is sold in predetermined units or dollars of which the number declines with use in a known amount. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Prepaid wireless calling service: means a telecommunications service that provides the right to utilize mobile wireless service as well as non-telecommunications services, including the download of digital products delivered electronically, content, and ancillary services, which must be paid for in advance and which is sold in predetermined units or dollars of which the number declines with use in a known amount. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Private communication service: means a telecommunications service that entitles the customer to exclusive or priority use of a communications channel or group of channels between or among termination points, regardless of the manner in which such channel or channels are connected, and includes switching capacity, extension lines, stations, and any other associated services that are provided in connection with the use of such channel or channels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Purchaser: means and includes any person who acquires or receives any tangible personal property, or the privilege of using any tangible personal property, or receives any services pursuant to a transaction subject to tax under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Radio broadcasting: means the sound transmission made via electromagnetic waves for direct sound reception by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • rebate: means any amount offered by the vendor or manufacturer as a deduction from the listed retail price of the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rental: means the renting of automobiles and the possession or use thereof by the renter, for a consideration, without the transfer of the title of such property for a period less than one hundred eighty days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Retailer: means and includes every person engaged in the business of making sales at retail or for distribution, or use or consumption, or storage to be used or consumed in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Sale: means any transfer of title or possession, or both, exchange, barter, conditional or otherwise, in any manner or by any means whatsoever, of tangible personal property, for a consideration, and includes the fabrication of tangible personal property for consumers who furnish, either directly or indirectly, the materials used in fabrication work, and the furnishing, preparing or serving, for a consideration, of any tangible personal property, consumed on the premises of the person furnishing, preparing or serving such tangible personal property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • sale at retail: means a sale to a consumer or to any other person for any purpose other than for resale as tangible personal property, or for the lease of automobiles in an arm's length transaction, and shall mean and include all such transactions as the secretary, upon investigation, finds to be in lieu of sales; provided that sales for resale or for lease of automobiles in an arm's length transaction must be made in strict compliance with the rules and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Sales of services: means and includes the following:

                (a) The furnishing of sleeping rooms, cottages or cabins by hotels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Sales price: means the total amount for which tangible personal property is sold, less the market value of any article traded in including any services, except services for financing, that are a part of the sale valued in money, whether paid in money or otherwise, and includes the cost of materials used, labor or service costs, except costs for financing which shall not exceed the legal interest rate and a service charge not to exceed six percent of the amount financed, and losses; provided that cash discounts allowed and taken on sales shall not be included, nor shall the sales price include the amount charged for labor or services rendered in installing, applying, remodeling, or repairing property sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • sales tax: shall mean the sales and use tax imposed by the state pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Chapter 2-A and 2-B of this Subtitle and the tax imposed by political subdivisions under the constitution or laws of this state authorizing the imposition of a sales and use tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • secretary of revenue: when used in this Title, mean the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Service address: means :

                (i) The location of the telecommunications equipment to which a customer's call is charged and from which the call originates or terminates, regardless of where the call is billed or paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Storage: means and includes any keeping or retention in the taxing jurisdiction of tangible personal property for use or consumption within the taxing jurisdiction or for any purpose other than for sale at retail in the regular course of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • storm shutter device: means materials and products manufactured, rated, and marketed specifically for the purpose of preventing window damage from storms. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subtitle: means and includes all the Chapters in Subtitle II of this Title 47 and any other Title of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 except the provisions of Chapter 1 of Subtitle IV of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 and estate taxes for the assessment, collection, administration, and enforcement of taxes, fees, licenses, penalties, and interest due the state of Louisiana which have been delegated to the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Tangible personal property: means and includes personal property which may be seen, weighed, measured, felt or touched, or is in any other manner perceptible to the senses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Taxing authority: shall mean and include both the state and a statewide political subdivision and any political subdivision of the state authorized under the Constitution or laws of the state of Louisiana to levy and collect a sales and use tax, unless the context indicates otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Taxing jurisdiction: shall mean the area within the physical boundaries of the taxing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Telecommunications service: includes such transmission, conveyance, or routing in which computer processing applications are used to act on the form, code, or protocol of the content for purposes of transmission, conveyance, or routing without regard to whether such service is referred to as voice over Internet protocol service or is classified by the Federal Communications Commission as an enhanced or value-added service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unblended biodiesel: means a fuel comprised of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats, designated B100, and meeting the requirements of the definition provided for in D 6751 of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ATDM D 6751), before such fuel is blended with a petroleum-based diesel fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • use: include the donation of food items to a food bank as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Use tax: includes the use, the consumption, the distribution, and the storage as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Used directly: means used in the actual process of manufacturing or manufacturing for agricultural purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • utility: shall mean a person regulated by the Public Service Commission or the council of the city of New Orleans who is assigned a North American Industry Classification System Code 22111, Electric Power Generation, as it existed in 2002. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vertical service: means a service that is offered in connection with one or more telecommunications services which offers advanced calling features that allow customers to identify callers and to manage multiple calls and call connections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Voice mail service: means a service that enables the customer to store, send, or receive recorded messages services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301