How To Estimate Your Property Taxes

Dated: 04/26/2013

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When buying a home, it’s always wise to take into account what the property taxes will be. Calculating property taxes is fairly simple. The Orleans Parish Millage Rates for 2013 are as follows:

Eastbank:               .14827

Westbank:             .14896

Fire & Police millage:   .01047

Here is an example of how to calculate the tax:

$100,000               Sales Price

X 10.0% 

$10,000 Assessed Value

-$7,000                  Less Homestead Exemption

$2,500                   Taxable Value



$2,500

x.14827                 Parish Millage for Eastbank

$370.68

$7,500                  

x .01047                Fire and Police Millage

$78.53

TOTAL ANNUAL TAX DUE: $449.21

Note: There are no “Total Excemptions” in Orleans Parish except for certain charitable or educational organizations. If a property is assessed $7,500 or under it is exempt from parish tax but not from fire and police tax. The parish millage includes fire and police millage.

 Parish Taxes are due January 31 for the upcoming year, and are delinquent February 1.

 Millage Rates for the surrounding area:

St. Tammy Parish 2012

Ward/Tax District# Rate:

3 – 06 Covington .10623

3 – 07 Rural .13281

4 – 08 Rural, Country Club, Riverwood .14302

4 – 12 Rural including Lewisburg .14282

4 – 14 Mandeville, incl. Golden Shores .14132

10 – 15 Abita Springs .15016

10 – 16 Rural .15016



Jefferson Parish 2012

Ward/Tax District #                                                             Rate:

10  Gretna City 363-1555                                                   .06454

20  Gretna (unincorporated) .10492

30  Harvey .11252

40  Harvey .11559

41-43  Marrero .11559

44  Westego .06454

45  Nine Mile Point Bridge City .11520

50  Avondale Waggaman .11520

60  Lafitte .10837

61  Grand Isle City .10515

70  Jefferson .11248

81  Old Metairie .11248

82  Metairie .11248

91  Metairie (parts of Kenner, River Ridge) .10748

92  Kenner .06628

93  Harahan .06696

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