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      RS 47:361     


§361.  Deductions

A.  Petroleum taxes.  In calculating the gross sales at bulk or distributing plants engaged in the storage and sale of petroleum products, the taxpayer shall exclude therefrom the part of the purchase price paid by him for gasoline and motor fuels or lubricating oils as shall equal the manufacturer's or dealer's license, privilege, or excise tax levied by federal or state statutes on the manufacturing, handling, storing, selling, or consuming of gasoline, motor fuels, or lubricating oils.

B.  Undertaking and funeral directing.  The term "gross annual receipts", as used in this Chapter, shall cover all of the receipts of the person carrying on the business of undertaking and funeral directing, except that deduction shall be allowed for collections made by one undertaker and funeral director for the account of another undertaker and funeral director, as shown by the books of both parties at interest.

C.  Stocks and bonds; interstate sales.  In determining the amount of gross annual commissions and brokerage to be subject to the tax, each commission business operating on exchanges located outside the state of Louisiana shall deduct therefrom forty percent in the case of purchases and sale of stocks and bonds consummated on exchanges located outside the state of Louisiana and fifty-five percent of purchases and sales of commodities consummated on exchanges located outside the state of Louisiana.

D.  Retail or wholesale sales of motor vehicles and boats.  In determining the amount of gross sales and receipts to be subject to the tax for retail or wholesale dealers in motor vehicles, automobiles, motor trucks, motor buses, motorcycles, motor bicycles, motor scooters, motor tractors, motor-propelled road machinery farm implements, and equipment designed for use with tractors and other motor-propelled equipment, trailers, semitrailers, aircraft, or other motor-propelled land vehicles, and pleasure or commercial boats, the license shall be computed on the total gross sales from all sales, including but not limited to sales of parts and accessories, receipts from repair shops, and sales and rental of motor vehicles; however, the gross sales and receipts of the above listed dealers shall not exceed seven hundred thousand dollars.

Acts 1986, No. 1017, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1987; Acts 1988, No. 459, §1, eff. July 7, 1988; Acts 2007, No. 426, §1.

{{NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1986, NO. 1017, §3, AND ACTS 1986, 1ST EX. SESS., NO. 18, §1.}}

{{NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1988, NO. 459, §2.}}

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