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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

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Tax Alerts – State
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Denial Letters – Commercial Farmer Definition effective 7/1/2019 »
Important information for CPAs with farmers and farm-related entities as clients. The Louisiana Department of Re...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Underpayment of Estimated Income Tax Penalty Waiver for Farmers and Fishermen »
LCPA's advocacy efforts to get complimentary penalty relief for Louisiana farmers and fishermen was a success. As explaine...
Monday, March 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Division of Administration: State’s effort to recoup duplicate tax refunds progressing »
March 18, 2019 As the State of Louisiana continues to recoup more than $26 million in duplicate individual income tax...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE: Credit for Taxes Paid to Other States; FREE Webcast with Bob Angelico »
If you filed an amended Louisiana individual income tax return or a refund claim seeking a refund of Louisiana individual...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
URGENT: On 12/31/2018, Prescription Runs for Tax Year 2014 Refunds, Claims for Credit for Taxes Paid »
On December 5, 2018, the Louisiana Supreme Court rendered a unanimous decision in the case of Smith v. Robinson, 2018-CA-0...
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Resolves Electronic Filing Issues »
LDR Resolves Electronic Filing Issues   The Louisiana Department of Revenue has reported to LCPA that the...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Electronic Filing Issues »
LDR Electronic Filing Issues The LCPA Advocacy Team has been communicating with the Louisiana Departme...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Issues New Table of Sales Tax Rates for Exemptions and Exclusions »
Updated Sales Tax Table and Other Important Legislation effective July 1 The Department of Revenue has is...
Monday, June 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sales Tax Rate is Scheduled to Change July 1 »
Sales Tax Rate is Scheduled to Change July 1 In order to inform taxpayers about the potential changes to the state sa...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
R-10610 and instructions posted by LDR »
R-10610 and instructions for filing 2017 tax returns has been posted online by LDR R-10610 is the Schedu...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TS Harvey IRS Tax Relief; Tax Reform Update and Resources »
IRS Tax Relief for Victims of TS Harvey in Louisiana Victims of Tropical Storm Harvey that took place beginning on Au...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on LDR Withholding Tax Assessments »
Note: Please begin using rather than emailing Barbara Reeves about the notices. We met wit...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Withholding Tax Assessments »
Many of you have contacted us about Louisiana Department of Revenue tax assessment notices for 2012 and 2013 Withholding T...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Grants Harvey Tax Relief; Filing Deadlines Extended »
Louisiana Department of Revenue granting filing extensions — Hurricane Harvey We have received numerous inquiries co...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AUGUST 31, 2017, LAST CHANCE for Solar Energy System Tax Credit »
Act 413   provides additional funding for taxpayers who purchased and installed a qualified solar energy system on...
Monday, July 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Solar Energy Tax Credit Cap »
LDR NEWS RELEASE Payments authorized for solar energy system purchasers affected by tax credit cap   Act...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State income tax filing extensions, general and tornado-related »
Monday, May 15 is the deadline for filing 2016 Louisiana individual income tax returns. The Louisiana Department of Revenu...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder: ZIP Codes in Livingston & Orleans and IRS Relief Deadlines for Feb. 7 Tornadoes »
State The Louisiana Department of Revenue is granting filing and payment extensions to taxpayers in are...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gross Receipts Taxes and Governor Edwards' Proposed Budget Stabilization Plan »
Yesterday, Governor John Bel Edwards announced his 2017Budget Stabilization Plan to be debated in the upcoming legis...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS and LDR Filing Deadlines; Claiming a Transferable Tax Credit on Louisiana Returns »
IRS and LDR Filing Deadlines: Clearing the Confusion   There has been confusion re...
Friday, November 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help for Taxpayers Looking to Appeal the Denial of a Solar Electric System Tax Credit »
Taxpayers must file appeal within 60 days of the date of denial letter. The Louisiana Department of Revenue (L...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Motion Picture Investor Credit Due to Credit Cap; Paying by 9/15/16 may avoid penalties/interest »
Paying by Sept 15, 2016 may avoid penalties and interest on Motion Picture Investor Credit Due...
Monday, September 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Disaster Relief Extensions for Louisiana Flooding »
Texas Disaster Relief Extensions for Louisiana Flooding Taxpayers considered to be affected b...
Friday, September 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disaster Relief Updates, IRS Warnings of Identity Theft, and More »
Inside this update: AL: Disaster Relief to Flood Victims LA:...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Alert: Sales Tax Disaster Refunds, Arkansas Extends Filing Deadline »
Louisiana taxpayers can claim refunds for state sales taxes paid on personal property destroyed by a natural disaster in a...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mississippi Relief to Louisiana Flood Victims »
Mississippi Relief to Louisiana Flood Victims Mississippi Department of Revenue Release:   Due to th...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR FAQs on Disaster Recovery Related Topics »
August 23, 2016 LDR Revenue Information Bulletin No. 16-048: Frequently Asked Questions on Disaster Recover...
Friday, August 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Extensions, Reduced Property Taxes and ER Sponsored Relief Benefits »
August 19, 2016 LDR Extensions, Reduced Property Taxes and ER Sponsored Relief Benefits...
Monday, August 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Filing Extensions for Flood Victims and Recovery Resources »
August 15, 2016 LCPA is here to help. Our thoughts and prayers are with the many impacted by t...
Friday, June 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS and LDR Extensions for Disaster Areas »
June 23, 2016 I RS and LDR Extensions for Disaster Areas; IRS erroneous notices and L...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nonprofit Dues and LDR Exemptions and Exclusions Guide »
March 31, 2016 Nonprofit Dues and LDR Exemptions and Exclusions Guide Please note, the Louisiana Department of...
Thursday, March 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Issues Policy Statements – IRS Bulk Requests from Practitioners Disaster Relief »
March 24, 2016 The Louisiana Department of Revenue has issued new Policy Statements and Guides: LDR Ba...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax filing extensions available for individuals and businesses in flood disaster areas »
March 23, 2016 Tax filing extensions available for individuals  and businesses in flood disaster areas...
Monday, March 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Approves More Software Vendors »
LDR Approves More Software Vendors The Individual, Corporation and Franchise Tax substitute paper forms approved...
Friday, March 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Tax Summary + Free Webcast March 17 »
Summary of Tax Legislation Passed in the  Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature Thanks to L...

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