On May 5, 2001, the voters in the City of Baker approved a 1/2%
sales and use tax rate increase. This tax is only applicable to taxable
transactions occurring within the incorporated city limits of Baker, including
property delivered into the city. Proceeds from this tax will be used for pay
increases for Baker Police and Fire personnel. Sales of food for home
consumption, sales of prescription drugs, and medically related items are
subject to the additional 1/2% sales and use tax. As a result, the total local
sales and use tax in the City of Baker will increase from 5% to 5-1/2% effective
October 1, 2001.
To request the new sales tax
form, click here.
Questions concerning this tax increase should be directed to the
City-Parish Revenue Division at (225) 389-3084 or Email us.