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The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountant's efforts and continuing involvement in discussion with the Internal Revenue Service and the Louisiana Department of Revenue has helped deliver much-needed additional tax relief for hurricane victims.

If you need additional information or have any questions please contact:

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lbabin@lcpa.org
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Tax Alerts – State
Tuesday, June 16, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Major Legislation Awaiting Governor's Signature »
Major Pieces of Revenue Raising Legislation and Tax Code Changes Passed in the 2015 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
URGENT: Contact Your Legislators Regarding Proposed Tax Bills »
URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Contact Your Legislators Regarding Proposed Tax Bills As a follow up to our May 14 Tax Aler...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Tax Alert: Concerns About Returns »
Tax Alert: May 13, 2015 RE: Concerns About Returns Dear Members: The Louisiana legislature is in the pro...
Thursday, December 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Policy Information Center Available to Address Inquiries »
The Louisiana Department of Revenue’s Policy Information Center is available to address inquiries from tax professionals...
Thursday, December 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be Aware of Annual Records Solicitation Form »
Some Louisiana businesses have recently received an "Annual Records Solicitation Form" from the Louisiana Council for Corp...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be Aware of Annual Records Solicitation Form »
Be Aware of Annual Records Solicitation Form   Some Louisiana businesses have recently received an "Annual Records S...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Louisiana Tax Amnesty Program to run Oct. 15 through Nov. 14 »
2014 Louisiana Tax Amnesty Program to run Oct. 15 through Nov. 14 The 30-day tax amnesty program offers noncompliant ta...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Hotline Makes It Easier to Report Suspected Fraud and Abuse to the Legislative Auditor »
New Hotline Makes It Easier to Report Suspected Fraud and Abuse to the Legislative Auditor Do you suspect that someone i...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2010 Flex Fuel Refund Claims Prescribe after December 31, 2014 »
2010 Flex Fuel Refund Claims Prescribe after December 31, 2014 Any claim for the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit for a fle...
Monday, June 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
BTA Renders First Decision in Alternative Fuel Credit Cases »
The Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) has rendered its first and only decision on the merits to this point on the more...
Friday, April 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practitioners Experiencing Delays in E-file Acceptances »
We have been informed that practitioners are experiencing delays in acceptances of e-file returns by LDR. Apparently the L...
Friday, April 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Grants Automatic Extension to File Partnership Composite Returns »
Act 580 of the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature enacted La. R.S. 47:201.1(F)(4) , which requires that al...
Monday, March 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Tax Issues »
This alert includes updates on the following tax filing issues – see below for more information Meetings with LDR/Loui...
Monday, March 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
All Employers Now Must E-File Wage Reports and Taxes »
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TAXES E-filing wage and tax reports for unemployment insurance...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Software Not Available Yet for Louisiana Composite Partnership Returns »
Partnerships that file composite returns are required to electronically file those returns. However, the software to elect...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delinquent Collection and Billing Activities Resume »
The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) discontinued regular collection and billing activities since last August due to...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Tax Issues »
Electronic Funds Transfer Requirements Louisiana Revised Statute 47:1519 authorizes the Louisiana Department of Revenu...
Friday, February 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
LCPA held its annual liaison meeting with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) »
LCPA held its annual liaison meeting with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) recently and the following are some...
Friday, September 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Tax Notes »
State Tax Notes > Status of Appeals with the Board of Tax Appeals on the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit. The Board of...
Thursday, September 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Issues RIB on Impact of IRS Revenue Ruling 2013-17 »
LDR Issues RIB on Impact of IRS Revenue Ruling 2013-17 The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) has issued Revenue Inf...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Amnesty »
LDR Amnesty LA Tax Amnesty 2013: A Fresh Start will officially begin on September 23, 2013, and will end on November 22,...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stokes Resigns as LDR Tax Practitioner Liaison »
Stokes Resigns as LDR Tax Practitioner Liaison David Stokes has resigned as the Tax Practitioner Liaison at the Louisia...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes Made to Louisiana Sales Tax Return Form »
Changes Made to Louisiana Sales Tax Return Form There are three changes to the Louisiana Sales Tax Return (Form R-1029),...
Thursday, August 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Announces Dates for LA Tax Amnesty 2013: A Fresh Start »
LDR Announces Dates for LA Tax Amnesty 2013: A Fresh Start Act 421 of the 2013 Louisiana Legislature instituted a statew...
Thursday, July 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Issues Response to Assessment Errors »
LDR Issues Response to Assessment Errors The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) issued the following official respons...
Monday, July 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Notices & Resolutions »
LDR Notices & Resolutions Two state tax issues which surfaced over the past weekend are affecting many practition...
Friday, June 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Collection Agency Initiative »
We have also received calls and inquiries concerning letters from a collection agency addressed to taxpayers for balances...
Friday, June 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Louisiana Returns with Deceased Spouse »
We have received inquiries from members who have received correspondence on returns filed where one spouse died in the pre...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Information on Petitions to the BTA »
We have more information for those practitioners and taxpayers appealing denial of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit to the...
Monday, May 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on LDR Initiatives »
We have been informed of several initiatives by LDR which you will be seeing in the immediate future and which will affect...
Monday, May 6, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
BTA Refund Denial Petition Reminders »
We have a few reminders for those practitioners and taxpayers appealing denial of the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit to the L...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Louisiana Department of Revenue Waiving Withholding Tax Penalties »
Some Louisiana employers missed their quarterly Louisiana Withholding Tax Return (Form L-1) filing deadlines in 2012. The...
Thursday, April 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sample BTA Refund Claim Denial Petition Available to Members »
The Louisiana Department of Revenue has mailed refund claim denial letters to many taxpayers who had claimed the Alternati...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarification of Louisiana EFT requirements (3/25/2013) »
Only business taxes are subject to the Louisiana Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) payment guidelines. Individual income tax...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Identity Theft Verification Letters (3/25/2013) »
The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) is implementing stricter security measures to protect the identity of taxpayers....

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