Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sales Tax Tables 2019 Louisiana Sales Tax Rates: Baton Rouge

Louisiana:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sales Tax Rate 2019 9.45%

The Baton Rouge sales tax rate is 9.45%

Taxing Jurisdiction Rate
Louisiana state sales tax 4.45%
Baton Rouge tax 5.00%
Combined Sales Tax: 9.45%
9.45% tax breakdown

Sales tax region name: Baton Rouge.

Tax rates last updated in March 2019

Note: There are three additional tax districts that apply to some areas geographically within Baton Rouge. Instead of the rates shown for the Baton Rouge tax region above, the following tax rates apply to these specific areas:

Tax Jurisdiction Total Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax In These Zip Codes
Central 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A 70818
E Baton Rouge Pa Sch Dist 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50% 70812
East Baton Rouge Par / Zachary Sd 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50% 70803, 70809, 70810, 70811, 70817, 70819, 70827, 70879, 70884

How does the Baton Rouge sales tax compare to the rest of LA?

  Higher sales tax than 76% of Louisiana localities
  2% lower than the maximum sales tax in LA

The 9.45% sales tax rate in Baton Rouge consists of 4.45% Louisiana state sales tax and 5.00% Baton Rouge tax. There is no applicable county tax or special tax. You can print a 9.45% sales tax table here. For tax rates in other cities, see Louisiana sales taxes by city and county.

Historical Sales Tax Rates for Baton Rouge

Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
February 2019 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
January 2019   9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
October 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
September 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
August 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
July 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
June 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
May 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
April 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
The following rates apply to the EAST BATON ROUGE PAR / ZACHARY SD tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
February 2019 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
January 2019   9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
June 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
May 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
April 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
October 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
September 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
August 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
July 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
The following rates apply to the CENTRAL tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
February 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
January 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
The following rates apply to the E BATON ROUGE PA SCH DIST tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
September 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
August 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
July 2019 9.95% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.50%
The following rates apply to the CENTRAL tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
September 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
August 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
July 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
June 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
May 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
April 2019 10.45% 4.45% N/A 6.00% N/A
The following rates apply to the BATON ROUGE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
September 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
August 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
July 2018   9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
June 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
May 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
April 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
March 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
February 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
January 2018   10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
December 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
November 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
October 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A 5.00% N/A
The following rates apply to the EAST BATON ROUGE PAR / ZACHARY SD tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
November 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
October 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
September 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
August 2018 9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
July 2018   9.45% 4.45% N/A N/A 5.00%
June 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
May 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
April 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
March 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
February 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
January 2018 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
The following rates apply to the CENTRAL tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
November 2018 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
October 2018 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
September 2018 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
August 2018 9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
July 2018   9.95% 4.45% N/A 5.50% N/A
June 2018 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
May 2018 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
April 2018 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
March 2018 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
February 2018 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
January 2018 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
The following rates apply to the BATON ROUGE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
November 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
October 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
September 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
August 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
July 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
June 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
May 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
April 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
March 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
February 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
January 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
The following rates apply to the EAST BATON ROUGE PAR / ZACHARY SD tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
November 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
October 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
September 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
August 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
July 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
June 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
May 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
April 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
March 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
February 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
January 2017 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
The following rates apply to the CENTRAL tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
November 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
October 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
September 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
August 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
July 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
June 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
May 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
April 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
March 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
February 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
January 2017 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
The following rates apply to the BATON ROUGE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
November 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
October 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
September 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
August 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
July 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
June 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
May 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
April 2016   10.00% 5.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
March 2016 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
February 2016 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
January 2016 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
The following rates apply to the EAST BATON ROUGE PAR / ZACHARY SD tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
November 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
October 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
September 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
August 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
July 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
June 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
May 2016 10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
April 2016   10.00% 5.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
March 2016 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
February 2016 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
January 2016 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
The following rates apply to the CENTRAL tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
November 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
October 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
September 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
August 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
July 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
June 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
May 2016 10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
April 2016   10.50% 5.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
March 2016 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
February 2016 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
January 2016 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
The following rates apply to the BATON ROUGE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
November 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
October 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
September 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
August 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
July 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
June 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
May 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
April 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
March 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
February 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
January 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A 5.00% N/A
The following rates apply to the EAST BATON ROUGE PAR / ZACHARY SD tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
February 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
January 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
December 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
November 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
October 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
September 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
August 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
July 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
June 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
May 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
April 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
March 2015 9.00% 4.00% N/A N/A 5.00%
The following rates apply to the CENTRAL tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
November 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
October 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
September 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
August 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
July 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
June 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
May 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
April 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
March 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
February 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A
January 2015 9.50% 4.00% N/A 5.50% N/A

The Baton Rouge sales tax has been changed within the last year. It was lowered 0.5% from 9.95% to 9.45% in January 2019 and lowered 0.5% from 9.95% to 9.45% in January 2019. Click here to find other recent sales tax rate changes in Louisiana.


Louisiana Sales Tax Rates by Zip Code:

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The Baton Rouge, Louisiana sales tax rate of 9.45% applies to the following 25 zip codes: 70801, 70802, 70804, 70805, 70806, 70807, 70808, 70814, 70815, 70816, 70820, 70821, 70822, 70825, 70831, 70835, 70836, 70873, 70874, 70892, 70893, 70894, 70895, 70896 and 70898.

Warning: As described in the note above, some of these Baton Rouge zip codes may be subject to a different sales tax rate due to the fact that Baton Rouge contains three different sales tax jurisdictions.

There are approximately 178,012 people living in the Baton Rouge area. Remember that zip code boundaries don't always match up with political boundaries (like Baton Rouge or East Baton Rouge Parish), so you shouldn't always rely on something as imprecise as zip codes to determine the sales tax rates at a given address.


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