News+Alerts

Returning To The Office: An Actionable Guide For Accountants

June 17, 2021

Explore the three key areas CPA firms need to "account" for as they consider re-opening and a return to business as usual. Download your complimentary copy of this insightful white paper now!

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LCPA Announces 2021-22 Slate of Officers

June 14, 2021

Join us at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores as we elect our new group of leaders who together will take on challenges, identify growth opportunities, and prepare our association for the future.

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LDR May 17 Storms Filing Relief

June 11, 2021

LDR announces tax return filing and tax payment deadlines extended for individuals and businesses impacted by severe storms and flooding

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IRS May 17 Storms Filing Relief and SB239 2020 Hurricanes

June 10, 2021

IRS announced victims of severe storms and flooding that began May 17, 2021, now have until August 16, 2021, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.

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LA Exemption for Certain COVID-19 Benefits Enacted

June 09, 2021

Louisiana Senate Bill 11 that provides an individual and corporate income tax exemption for certain state and federal COVID-19 relief benefits has been signed by the Governor and enacted effective 6/4/2021. The exemption applies both retroactively and prospectively.

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  • tax
  • covid-19

Congrats to Our 2021 Scholarship Recipients

May 27, 2021

Each year the Louisiana CPA Education Foundation awards scholarships to qualifying accounting majors. See the students who were among the 2021 recipients of scholarships funded by members' generous contributions.

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LDR Due Date Transferability of Credits and PTE Elections

May 13, 2021

The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify that any filing extension granted by the LDR shall not serve as an extension for time to acquire a tax credit or execute a binding agreement to transfer a tax credit

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May 17 Extension Filing

May 07, 2021

It has come to our attention that some tax software vendors have been notifying tax practitioners that electronic filing of IRS extensions and payments will not be available after May 17th even for those in disaster areas. We are continuing our advocacy efforts is this area but wanted to ensure you were aware of the issues surrounding the software extension filing issue.

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SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Applications Open May 3

May 03, 2021

Emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19

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  • small business assistance

Important LDR Guidance Updates

April 08, 2021

Waiver of Electronic Filing Mandate; LDR Bulk Upload for Fiduciary Extensions; more for those Impacted by Hurricane Laura or Hurricane Delta Act 26

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LDR Taxability of $10,200 Unemployment Compensation

March 26, 2021

Louisiana Tax Implications of $10,200 Unemployment Compensation Exclusion

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LDR Updated Filing Relief for Winter Storms

March 24, 2021

Tax return filing and tax payment deadlines extended for individuals and businesses impacted by severe winter storms

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  • advocacy
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IRS Winter Storm Tax Relief Announced

March 10, 2021

IRS tax relief for Louisiana severe winter storm victims

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  • tax
  • irs