Property Tax Infomation

Where do I pay my taxes and sign up for Homestead Exemption?

The State of Louisiana and the local municipalities, if applicable, issue tax bills for immovable property each year in December. It is the current property owner’s responsibility to pay that bill by the last day of December. Failure to pay a tax bill can lead to interest, penalties and loss of rights. Typically, the current year’s tax bill will be pro-rated between buyer and seller at closing and no further adjustments need to be made between the parties. In some instances (typically for lots or homes that are in recently developed subdivisions), the current year’s taxes will not be pro-rated at the time of closing and when this happens it may be the case that a buyer will have to collect a portion of taxes from a seller.

Many property owners have mortgages on their property and those mortgage holders require the property owner to escrow a monthly amount that will cover the cost of the annual taxes. This tax amount is typically based on the previous year’s tax amount. This is due to the fact that the tax assessor does not make the current year’s assessments available until December. If the previous year’s tax amount was based on unimproved property (no house or other structure yet built on the property) there is a chance that the amount escrowed each month for property taxes will be short the actual amount due. In the event that there is a shortage it is still the responsibility of the property owner to make up the escrow shortage.

It is very important that each property owner make sure their taxes are paid by December 31st of every year.

Pay taxes at the following locations:

East Baton Rouge Parish
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 70, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 225-389-4810

Ascension Parish
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 268, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-473-8671

City of Gonzales
120 S. Irma Blvd, Gonzales, LA 70737
225-647-2841

Town of Sorrento
225-675-5337

Livingston Parish
Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 306, Livingston, LA 70754
225-686-2241

French Settlement
225-698-3484

East Feliciana Parish
East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 207, Clinton, LA 70722
225-683-8572

Iberville Parish
Iberville Sheriff’s Office
P. O. Box 231, Plaquemine, LA 70764
225-687-5100

Plaquemine City Taxes
225-687-3116

Point Coupee Parish
Point Coupee Sheriff’s Office
P. O. Box 248, New Roads, LA 70760
225-638-3187

West Baton Rouge Parish
West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office
P. O. Box 129, Port Allen, LA 70767
225-343-9234

West Feliciana Parish
West Feliciana Sheriff’s Office
P. O. Box 1844, St. Francisville, LA 70775
225-635-3241

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Sign up for your Homestead Exemption at your local Assessor's office

East Baton Rouge Parish
Governmental Building
222 St. Louis Street, Room 126
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-389-3920

10500 Coursey Blvd, Suite 303
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
225-389-3901

Ascension Parish
Courthouse
300 Houmas Street
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-473-9239

828 South Irma Boulevard
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-647-8182

Livingston Parish
Courthouse
20180 Iowa Street
Livingston, LA 70754
225-686-7278

East Feliciana Parish
12064 Marston
Clinton, LA 70722
225-683-8945

West Baton Rouge Parish
Courthouse
850 8th Street
Port Allen, LA 70767
225-344-6777

Iberville Parish
Courthouse
58050 Meriam Street
Plaquemine, LA 70764
225-687-3568

Pointe Coupee Parish
Courthouse
211 East Main, Suite
New Roads, LA 70760
225-638-7077

West Feliciana Parish
Courthouse
4789 Prosperity Street
St. Francisville, LA 70775
225-635-3350

Town of Sorrento
225-675-5337

French Settlement
225-698-3484