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Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Program

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Wed August 14, 2013
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Bossier City's tax-free district gets refund center for international visitors

Helen Jancke of Berlin, Germany, receives her sales tax refund at the Outlets at Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Program has opened a sales tax refund center at the Outlets at Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City. The program that began 25 years ago in the state aims to attract foreign visitors by offering sales tax refunds on purchases of clothing, electronics and other personal items. The program’s executive director Denise Thevenot spoke at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new refund center yesterday.

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