Electric Rates - Business
Rate Schedule Disclaimer
The rate schedules displayed on this website are provided to LUS customers for informational purposes only. The rate schedules provided electronically are not the official ordinances on file with the Lafayette Consolidated Government. If there are any discrepancies between the rate schedules displayed electronically and the official ordinances on file, the official documents will prevail. To determine if you are eligible to receive a particular rate, please call the LUS Customer Service Center at (337) 291-8280 or toll free at (800) 935-2LUS.
Act 48 of the 2005 First Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature has reduced the state sales tax rate on the sale of electricity for non-residential consumers. The Louisiana Department of Revenue Information Bulletin No. 05-034 contains information regarding this change.
From the Louisiana Department of Revenue, Acts 25 and 26, the state tax on non-residential (commercial) utility services will INCREASE. The sales tax on electric and water services will change from 1.0% to 5.0% through June 30, 2016, then DECREASE to 4% on July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. The final phase of the sales tax change will become effective on July 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019 when the rate DECREASES to 1%. Residential utility services will remain unchanged during this time period, 0% sales tax.
If you have any questions regarding sales tax, please contact the LUS Customer Service Division at (337) 291-8280 or toll free (800) 935-2LUS.