On the Ballot

BGR Analyzes DA Sales Tax in St. Tammany Parish

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 8, 2022

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. (press release) — The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) released a new report that analyzes a 0.14% parishwide, 10-year sales tax proposed by the District Attorney for St. Tammany Parish to fund criminal prosecutions.

On the Ballot: District Attorney Sales Tax, St. Tammany Parish, April 30, 2022, seeks to help voters make an informed decision on the tax proposition. BGR’s report analyzes the proposition based on a series of questions that address the efficient and effective use of public resources. The report also explains BGR’s position in support of the tax.

This report is part of BGR’s On the Ballot series, which provides voters with objective, nonpartisan analysis of significant ballot propositions in the New Orleans metropolitan area. In producing these reports, BGR recommends positions consistent with its mission of promoting informed public policy making and the effective use of public resources to improve local government.

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