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Why is no sales tax on taxable transactions in Louisiana even though it is selected in Nexus?


You have transactions that show a taxable value in Louisiana, but there is no sales tax calculated.


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  • When a tax code is taxable at the local level in Louisiana, the item will show as taxable
    • If you do not have the local jurisdiction selected in your nexus tax is not actually applied
  • Louisiana has certain jurisdictions where the local government manages the tax law instead of the state, you must select a locally managed jurisdiction to calculate tax there:
    • Go to Organization > Nexus > click Select Local Jurisdictions by United States and then by Louisiana > click the checkbox by any local jurisdiction where you are registered and need to collect tax > click Save