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      RS 22:831     



§831.  Fire, marine, transportation, casualty, surety, or other insurance

A.(1)  Upon the business of issuing policies, contracts, or other forms of obligations covering the risk of fire, marine, transportation, surety, fidelity, indemnity, guaranty, workers' compensation, employers' liability, property damages, livestock, vehicle, automatic sprinkler, burglary, or insurance of any other kind whatsoever in this state not otherwise provided for in this Part, the minimum annual tax shall be one hundred eighty-five dollars when the gross annual premiums shall be six thousand dollars or less; and when the gross annual premiums shall be more than six thousand dollars, the amount of tax payable shall be increased to three hundred dollars for each additional ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, of gross annual premiums.  The business of issuing each of the kinds of insurance or contracts mentioned in this Section may be combined under one tax, and the amount of the tax shall be based on the combined gross annual premiums of all such businesses.

(2)  This tax shall be paid on a quarterly basis.

B.  There is hereby created in the state treasury the Louisiana State Police Salary Fund.  Monies in the Louisiana State Police Salary Fund shall be used in amounts appropriated by the legislature to cover the cost of salary increases and related benefits for members of the state police service and for special law enforcement initiatives.  Taxes collected under the provisions of this Section in Fiscal Year 2002-2003 and ensuing fiscal years that are in excess of total collections under the provisions of this Section in Fiscal Year 2000-2001, after first having been credited to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund as required by Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, shall be deposited into the Louisiana State Police Salary Fund until the amount deposited in each fiscal year is equal to fifteen million six hundred thousand dollars.

Acts 1984, 1st.  Ex.  Sess., No. 3, §1, eff. March 27, 1984; Acts 2002, No. 83, §1, eff. June 30, 2002; Redesignated from R.S. 22:1065 by Acts 2008, No. 415, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, No. 503, §1; Acts 2014, No. 524, §3.

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