DALLAS – The price has gone up for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s plan to replace the state income tax with additional revenue from a higher sales tax.

The administration will file a bill calling for an increase in the sales tax to 6.25% from the current 4%, said Tim Barfield, executive counsel at the state Department of Revenue. The initial proposal was to raise the rate to 5.88% on Jan. 1, 2014.

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