| Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
||Shrimp Excise Tax
||Internal facing application that is used to calculate and collect tax on shrimp harvest within State territorial waters. Louisiana collects an excise tax on all saltwater shrimp harvested from state waters as well as all shrimp imported into the state. *15 cents per barrel of 210 pounds of head-on, unpeeled shrimp * 15 cents per barrel of 125 pounds of headless, unpeeled shrimp * 15 cents per barrel of 75 pounds of headless, peeled shrimp. Information is submitted on scantron sheet and through this application is imported into SQL and the data validated.
||3 - High Impact
||In 2017 this system collected a total of $143,214.06 for 3083 transactions.
||Commercial shrimp fishermen would have to calculate the tax numbers for their harvest and manually submit to the Agency.