Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana. Although many businesses have been approved for limited reopening, some nonessential businesses will remain closed to the public. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced.

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Louisiana Tax Free Shopping

Louisiana is the only state in the United States to provide a sales tax refund for international shoppers on purchases made at participating stores. To obtain the refund at the Capital One National Bank Refund Center in Shreveport, you must present all vouchers and corresponding sales receipts, passport and international travel ticket. The refund is paid is US currency up to $500. Checks are issued on refunds over $500. Refunds can also be obtained by mail.