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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

lbabin@lcpa.org
800.288.5272, ext. 126
504.904.1126

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
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...

News Releases
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...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)

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...