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In addition to the state sales tax being waived by virtue of Act 244 of the 2007 Louisiana Legislative Session, these benevolent merchants also waived local sales tax, in effect paying the tax themselves so shoppers would not have to pay any sales tax.

Pam Flowers, one of the co-owners of Sisters Too, expressed the sentiment felt by most of the merchants who added their participation to the state holiday when she said she just wanted to give customers a chance to save a little more money.

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