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The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountant's efforts and continuing involvement in discussion with the Internal Revenue Service, Louisiana Department of Revenue, Louisiana Workforce Commission, and other stakeholder agencies has helped deliver much-needed additional relief and guidance when it's needed most.

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Advocacy Alerts
Wednesday, July 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State tax deadline extended to Friday, July 17 »
State tax deadline extended to Friday, July 17; Frontline workers rebate RIB 20-014 Administrative Extensions fo...
Saturday, July 11, 2020
LDR issues guidance on July 15 Filing, Payment, Extension Deadlines »
RIB 20-013 Income and Franchise Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines, Additional Extensions to File Only...
Friday, June 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program Timeline and Criteria »
Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program Timeline and Criteria Act 311 of the Louisiana 2020 Re...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
PPP, LDR, Remote Sellers, LTC, IRS Update »
PPP, LDR, Remote Sellers, LTC, IRS Updates   PPP Update LCPA continues to monitor PPP loan forgiveness a...
Thursday, May 14, 2020
PPP Safe Harbor EXTENDED Again; Deadline Now May 18, 2020 »
SBA has again extended the safe harbor repayment date in FAQ #47: 47. Question: An SBA interim final rule posted on Ma...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
PPP Safe Harbor Deadline May 14, 2020 – Updated SBA Guidance on Necessity of Loan »
SBA published new guidance today in FAQ #46: How will SBA review borrowers’ required good-faith certification c...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
AICPA PPP Loan Forgiveness Matrix; PPP FAQs Updated; Form 941 Draft »
AICPA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Matrix The AICPA just released a new resource to help you nav...
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Tell Congress we need SBA guidance on PPP loan forgiveness; AICPA challenging IRS released guidance »
AICPA Challenging Nondeductibility of PPP-Related Expenses The IRS released guidance   (Notice 2020-32) &...
Monday, April 27, 2020
More AICPA & SBA PPP Guidance; LDR Veterans Prescriptive Period; LWC Benefits; IRS Economic Impact »
Additional Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Guidance Updated SBA PPP Loan FAQs Questions 32–35 (published Ap...
Thursday, April 23, 2020
LDR Severance Tax Extensions; Treasurer asks, "Do you have Unclaimed Property?" »
RIB 20-011 Severance Tax Extensions The February 2020 monthly oil and gas severance tax return, payment, and report i...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
More PPP guidance issued to address self-employed & partner income; loan forgiveness calculations »
SBA Updates PPP Guidance and FAQs Late yesterday, the SBA issued additional guidance for the Paycheck Protection Pro...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
LA Loan Guaranty Webinar; SBA Self Employed, PPP & CARES Act Update; PEEC statement, PPP & more »
Free Business Webinar: Louisiana’s Loan Portfolio Guaranty Program Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Piers...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
AICPA Update CPA as Agent; IRS extends more deadlines & NOL guidance »
CPAs Acting as Agent for PPP — Additional Guidance The AICPA just released a statement —   Update on CPAs acti...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
New AICPA PPP lender documents recommendations; AICPA calls for more tax relief »
Collaboration Is Key to Helping CPAs Help Clients and Businesses In a time of social distancing for the good of all,...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
LDR Income Tax Relief Provisions; IRS Economic Impact Payment FAQs »
Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) Revenue Ruling 2020-02 Income Tax Relief Provisions for COVID‐19 Public Health Emerg...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Accounting added to CISA Essential Services; more FFCRA FAQs »
Accounting added to CISA Essential Services The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has updated its   Cyberse...
Friday, March 27, 2020
IRS Update; FFCRA FAQs; Gov Proclamation; and more »
IRS Update; FFCRA FAQs; Gov Proclamation Includes Insurance Commissioner Authority, Shareholder Meetings, Remote Notarizat...
Monday, March 23, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Stay-at-Home Order; LDR Extensions; and more »
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