Private Treaty Check-Off Information


Beef Promotion and Research Program Private Treaty Sales Check-Off Investment Information
Have You Sold Cattle on the Farm?

If so, be sure you paid the $1.50 check-off. IT'S THE LAW--No One is Exempt!!!
The Beef Check-Off goes into effect every time cattle are sold. This includes purebred sales and private treaty sales on the farm. The law requires that you must collect the national, plus the 50 cents state check-off money during your sale. The 50 cents state check-off is now a Mandatory Collection as a result of Act 298 passed in the Louisiana legislature, but producers may request a refund of this amount only by a written request to the Louisiana Beef Industry Council.

The seller is also responsible under the law. The seller may collect and remit the $1.50 per head in a private treaty transaction. This is the best way to handle purebred sales. To avoid late payment charge, money must be remitted by the 15th of the month following the sale. Penalties up to $5,000 per transaction applies to violators. All sales transactions are subject to audit to insure compliance with the check-off law.

Remember, both the buyer and seller are responsible to have the $1.50 Beef Check-Off collected and remitted to the Louisiana Beef Industry Council.

Please complete this form to report your private treaty sales.
Mail the completed form and your Check-Off investment to:


Louisiana Beef Industry Council
4921 I-10 Frontage Road
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Phone: (225)343-3491
Fax: (225)336-0002
Beef Promotion and Research Program Private Treaty Sales Check-Off Investment Form
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The Louisiana Cattlemen's Association
4921 I-10 Frontage Road
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Phone (225) 343-3491

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