Apparently it is a big problem in Louisiana that there are no more sales tax holidays for the next seven years. We wrote a story about it last week, and the Advocate of Baton Rouge led their edition Monday with a story about how the sales tax holiday removal was an inadvertent mistake.
I find it interesting that there is such an outcry over a savings of 5% or less. If any retailer were to run a 5% off sale, no one would show up. However if you call it a “sales tax holiday,” it turns into quite the busy shopping