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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:

Linda H. Babin, CPA, CGMA
800.288.5272, ext. 126

Tax Alerts – Federal
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS/Practitioner Liaison Meeting »
IRS/Practitioner Liaison Meeting Live Webcast: Wed., Jan. 24, 1-5p Join the discussion! The annual IRS/Practi...
Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Issues Several Guidance Notices Including Prepaying 2018 Real Property Taxes; Must Renew PTIN by »
IRS Advisory: Prepaid Real Property Taxes May Be Deductible in 2017 if Assessed and Paid in 2017 IR-20...
Friday, December 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reaction to Tax Act's Unintended Consequences for Some Accounting Firms »
Dear LCPA Members, We are sharing with you the AICPA's response to the monumental tax reform package now...
Friday, March 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
1120S Federal Due Date is March 15 »
1120S due date is March 15....
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Louisiana Survivors Now Eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance »
According to the FEMA website, release DR-4277-LA NR-003, as of August 16, survivors in 20 Louisiana parishes may now be e...

Tax Alerts – State
Monday, December 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATED LDR Form R-2214-SM Claims - Credit for Taxes Paid to Other States »
December 23, 2019 The Louisiana Department of Revenue has updated the instruction page of Form R-2214-SM to clarify t...
Thursday, December 19, 2019
LDR Form R-2214-SM Claims – Credit for Taxes Paid to Other States »
December 19, 2019 RIB 19-023 Credit for Taxes Paid to Other States Resolution Process for 2014-2018 Claims...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Prescription Runs for Tax Year 2015 Refunds, Claims for Credit for Taxes Paid »
December 18, 2019 URGENT: On 12/31/2019, Prescription Runs for Tax Year 2015 Refunds, Claims for Credit for Taxes Paid...
Sunday, November 24, 2019
LDR Updates Some Extension Deadlines »
On November 18, 2019, a ransomware attack impacted operations and services of Louisiana state government, including t...
Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR: Motor Fuels Tax Payment Extension »
November 22, 2019 > RIB 19-018 Payment Extension Granted for Tax and Fee Payments Due on November 22, 2019
LDR ext...

News Releases
Wednesday, September 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lt Gov Names DOS Volunteers Honorary Ambassadors; Rep Stokes to Issue HR Commendation »
The Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA), will hold its first-ever CPA Day of Service this Friday, September 28. More than 350...
Friday, July 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LCPA Announces 2018 Board Members »
The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) recently announced the following members elected to the non-p...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LCPA Honors Members' Outstanding Service »
At the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants' (LCPA) Annual Meeting on June 13 in Lake Charles, 9 members were...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six steps to take before disaster strikes to reduce financial loss »
 It's National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and Louisianians unfortunately know too well how devastating disasters can be....
Friday, August 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LCPA Honors Members' Achievements at Annual Meeting »
The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) recently honored the following members at the association’s A...

Legislation Update
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Recap of the Second Special and Regular Legislative Sessions »
June 30, 2016 Recap: Louisiana's Second Extraordinary Legislative Session...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislation Recap; Approved Corp E-file Vendors »
March 2, 2016 The following bills may be of interest as you are planning and preparing business returns. Some have e...
Thursday, June 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Proposed Tax Bills: There is strength in numbers! »
June 4, 2015 Thank you for contacting your legislators last week regarding the troubling effective date langua...

National News
Wednesday, June 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AICPA Raises Strong Legal Concerns about IRS Voluntary Program Proposal »
In the wake of Loving v. I.R.S. , which prevents the Internal Revenue Service from implementing a mandatory preparer regi...