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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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Tax Alerts – State
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ALERT: LDR and Business Aid Updates »
LDR Issues Guidance on Tax Extensions, Assessments, Audits, Litigation, Collection, and Other Matters RIB 20-008 Tax...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR encourages online customer service options during COVID-19 public health emergency »
We know your email box is flooded with news on COVID-19. That’s why our focus will be dedicated to bringing you informatio...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LDR Electronic Filing, Extensions, Act 442, Veterans, Married Separate Residences »
Hot off the press from LDR: RIB 20-006 Waiver of Electronic Filing Mandate for Fiduciary Income Tax Extensions...
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...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
LDR Grants Filing and Payment Extensions Until Nov 25 »
November 20, 2019 RIB 19-017 On November 18, 2019, a ransomware attack impacted operations and services of Louisi...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
LDR Working on Access to LaTAP »
The LCPA Advocacy Team has been communicating with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) regarding the recent LaTAP we...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
On the Ballot: CA#3 Relative to jurisdiction of BTA and remedy for payment of unconstitutional taxes »
Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 (CA#3) is pro-taxpayer. HB 428 (Act 446) was supported during the 2019 Regular Le...
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
States Filing Deadline Resources »
The upcoming extended 9/16, 9/30, 10/15, and 11/15 filing deadlines in many states is expected to create challenges for CP...
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 business.inquiries@la.gov 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...

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