News+Alerts

IRS: Tax relief now available to victims of Hurricane Ida; Oct. 15 deadline, other dates extended to Jan. 3

August 31, 2021

Victims of Hurricane Ida that began on August 26 now have until January 3, 2022, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.

  • advocacy
  • tax
  • irs
  • disaster

SBA Stands Ready to Assist Louisiana Businesses and Residents Affected by Hurricane Ida

August 31, 2021

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Louisiana businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration.

  • tax
  • irs
  • hurricane
  • disaster

Response Ready: A Message from Our CEO regarding Ida

August 30, 2021

We, like all Louisiana residents, are aware of the devastating impacts of Hurricane Ida and know too well that we have a long road to recovery ahead. While the safety of your family and staff is paramount, we also understand the potential impact on the filing deadlines. Our Advocacy Team is already hard at work on emergency declaration filing issues and will keep you updated if guidance is issued.

  • advocacy
  • filing deadlines
  • disaster

Grants available for charities, faith groups, and small businesses providing COVID relief

August 13, 2021

Starting Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, charities, faith-based organizations and small businesses can apply for grants to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts in Louisiana through the Louisiana Nonprofit and Small Business Assistance Program.

  • general
  • ldr
  • covid-19
  • small business assistance

LCPA Annual Awards Honor Outstanding Service

August 03, 2021

We recently honored 11 CPAs for their remarkable contributions to the CPA profession and the community. The awards were announced at the non-profit professional association’s Annual Meeting, July 18. Read more about our distinguished award recipients.

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Act 54 COVID-19 Relief Benefits; Act 296 2020 Hurricanes

July 27, 2021

The most recent RIB from LDR on the taxability of benefits received from the LA Main Street Recovery Fund and the Frontline Workers COVID-19 Hazard Pay Rebate Program; plus update on Act 296 regarding hurricanes Laura, Delta, and Zeta tax relief

  • tax
  • covid-19
  • hurricane
  • disaster
  • tax credit