Occupational License Tax
pursuing any trade, profession, vocation, calling, or business within Jefferson
Parish is required to file and pay the occupational license tax. The tax, based
upon your business classification and gross receipts or commissions, has a
minimum of $50.00 per business location. Occupational license tax renewals are
due January 1st of each year and become delinquent March 1st. Please review the
Jefferson Parish Occupational License Tax Exemptions and Special Provisions
for additional information regarding exemptions, deductions, and special provisions.
business is located within the corporate limits of Grand Isle, Gretna, Harahan,
Kenner, or Westwego, please contact the proper agency listed in
Cities and Towns
appropriate instructions. Businesses registering with incorporated cities for
occupational license tax purposes must also complete a registration form with
the Bureau of Revenue and Taxation for general registration purposes.
consult the General Registration instructions for additional information
regarding the occupational license tax.
Chain Store Tax
A chain store
tax is imposed on retail businesses having multiple locations under the same
general management, supervision, ownership, control and who are commonly
recognized as a member of a chain and as a branch store. The tax, based on the
number of stores nationwide, is imposed on each store within this jurisdiction.
your business is located within the corporate limits of Gretna or Harahan,
please contact the proper agency listed in
Cities and Towns for
Please consult the General
Registration instructions for additional information regarding the chain store
Insurance Premium Tax
An annual license tax is imposed on those
engaged in the business of issuing life, accident or health insurance policies
or other forms of contracts or obligations covering such risk, issuing endowment
or annuity policies or contract obligation in consideration of the payments of a
premium. This license tax is based on the gross amount of annual premium on all
such risks located in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson Parish. Insurance
premium tax renewals are due January 1st of each year and become delinquent June 1st.
Pay Occupational License Tax
Cities and Towns