Last-Minute Changes Still Causing Headaches for Budget Staffers

by Tyler Bridges, The Advocate

The farm sector particularly had success. The final version of Jackson’s HB62 exempts 13 farm activities from sales taxes, including new farm equipment used in poultry production, pharmaceuticals administered to livestock for agricultural purposes and materials used in the production of crawfish and catfish.

“Agriculture has traditionally not been taxed,” Jackson said in an interview, explaining why those exemptions were added.

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