St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Louisiana















St. Tammany Parish Sheriff - Sheriff Jack Strain Jr.

Louisiana law requires a single collector of local sales, use, and occupancy taxes in each parish. The STPSO serves in this capacity for St. Tammany Parish, collecting these taxes for all businesses located outside the incorporated limits of any municipality within St Tammany Parish. These licenses must be renewed annually thereafter for each year that a business is operating.

Payments of Sales and Use Tax can be made online at

Payments can be made in person at the following locations:

Counter and Drive-up Kiosk:

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Administrative Building
300 Brownswitch Rd.
Slidell, LA

St. Tammany Parish Justice Center
701 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA

(Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm)

Payments and correspondence can be mailed to:

Occupational License Department
Tax Collector, Parish of St Tammany
P O Box 1229
Slidell, La. 70459-1229

To apply for an Occupational License, download the Application and contact the St Tammany Parish Government Planning & Zoning Dept. for an approval letter at (985)898-2529 or

Contact Information:
Office Line # 985-726-7790
Fax # 985-726-7794


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