When to register for tax collection
Use the Thresholds tab to get insights about your potential tax registration obligations in Louisiana. Stripe also notifies you with email and Dashboard alerts when you need to register to collect tax. Learn more about how the monitoring tool works.
Sellers that meet the sales threshold must register for a Louisiana sales tax permit, collect sales tax on sales that ship to Louisiana addresses, and remit that sales tax to the state.
Prior to August 1, 2023, remote sellers also had economic nexus if they had 200 or more transactions in Louisiana. That requirement has been removed.
Threshold: 100,000 USD
Period: Previous or current year
Included transactions: Gross sales
Effective date: July 1, 2020
How to register
Read more about registering for sales tax in the US in our guide.
Register for sales tax in Louisiana at the tax authority:
After you’ve registered to collect tax in Louisiana, add your registrations to Stripe in the Registrations tab in the Dashboard. This turns on tax calculation and collection in Stripe for your transactions in Louisiana.
Learn how to add your registration in the Dashboard.
How we calculate taxes
Stripe calculates the taxes that apply to your customer’s location.
How to report and file your taxes
Stripe provides reports of your completed tax transactions. To access these reports, go to the Registrations tab of the Dashboard.
The tax transaction data export provides a comprehensive and aggregated view of transactions by location, including a breakdown of individual tax amounts. Learn more about tax reporting exports.
Location reports offer a summary of transaction and refund data for specific US locations and align with Louisiana filing requirements.
You are responsible for filing and remitting your taxes to Louisiana. Stripe doesn’t file taxes on your behalf. For automating filing in the US, we recommend using TaxJar’s AutoFile solution.