Register, license, and collect taxes

The Bureau of Revenue - Sales Tax provides a number of services for businesses and citizens in New Orleans. These include:

  • Administer and enforce ordinances pertaining to collection of sales, hotel-motel, parking and various other taxes in accordance with the Code of the City of New Orleans
  • Provide businesses the ability to obtain necessary permits and licenses to operate a business in the City of New Orleans, including bed and breakfast establishments, Mardi Gras and mobile vendors, and entertainers and artists operating in Jackson Square and Pirates Alley.
  • Issue Resale Certificates to allow businesses to purchase items without paying sales tax, if items will be resold in the normal course of operating business. 

Bureau of Revenue - Sales Tax

(504) 658-1616 (504) 658-1630 (504) 658-1634 Email Bureau of Revenue - Sales Tax Email Bureau of Revenue - Sales Tax
1300 Perdido Street 1W15 New Orleans, LA 70112

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