Frequently Asked Questions
What sort of sales, transactions or activities require a permit or license?
All special event retailers selling goods, books, or merchandise must have a sales tax account or one can be provided at the event by the on-site state sales tax agents
For silent auctions and raffles, you must register with the Louisiana Department of Revenue - Office of Chartable Gaming (OCG). They are responsible for licensing, monitoring and regulating the charitable gaming industry in Louisiana. Charitable gaming is defined as non-profit organizations raising funds through games of chance where all net proceeds are contributed to bona fide charitable causes.