Law allows fire district to raise sales tax

Law allows fire district to raise sales tax

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - In Caddo Parish — some could see a tax increase.

A new state law allows Caddo Parish Fire District 3 in Greenwood to increase the sales tax.

However, there are restrictions.

The tax cannot be more than one percent and the public must vote to approve it.

If the department would decide to raise the tax, the money raised would be used to improve its facilities and the funds would assist with getting water to battle fires.

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