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Bogalusa
Bogalusa
Louisiana
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Bogalusa is a city in Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 12,232 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Bogalusa Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Washington Parish and is also part of the larger New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area. The name of the city derives from the Choctaw language term bogue lusa, which translates to "dark water" in English. Located in an area of pine forests, in the early 20th century this industrial city was developed as a company town, to provide worker housing and services in association with a Great Southern Lumber Company sawmill. In the late 1930s, this operation was replaced with paper mills and chemical operations.

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Some people speak very friendly ans some have attitude problems

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How did Louisiana earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Louisiana has a state sales tax of 5.00%. Of particular interest is that Louisiana does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Louisiana has an effective property tax rate of 0.51%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Louisiana earned its state tax grade of B.

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