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Sales Tax Reform (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-08-03

Duration: 00:05:08

Subjects: SALES TAX | Tax reform | Taxes | Scott, Robert Travis | Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc.


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee


This segment from the August 3, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ interview with Robert Travis Scott, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR). He discusses: the unintentional suspension of sales tax-free weekends by the Legislature; the high number of sales tax exemptions; the problems with the state’s decentralized collection system; and the impact of the United States Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision on Internet sales tax. Host: Andre Moreau