Big changes to Louisiana sales tax holidays
Posted on 5/17/2016 4:45:00 PM.

There have been significant changes to the three different sales tax holidays that Louisiana consumers have enjoyed over the last several years. Louisiana Department of Revenue spokesperson Kizzy Payton says the Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, when people can but things like generators without paying sales taxes, usually takes place during the last weekend in May, but not this year.

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May 16th is the deadline to file state income taxes
Posted on 5/16/2016 4:56:00 AM.

Today, May 16th, is the deadline for Louisianans to file state income taxes for 2015. Kizzy Payton with the Department of Revenue says it’s important for taxpayers to pay today or go online to request an extension to avoid any penalties.

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Tax filing season begins today
Posted on 1/19/2016 3:18:00 AM.
The Louisiana Department of Revenue, along with the I-R-S, start accepting income tax returns today. Federal returns are due April 18th. LDR spokesperson Kizzy Payton says you’ll have until May 16th to file your state returns. She says this year, they’ve implemented enhanced security measures to protect taxpayers against fraud, which is something they started focusing on a couple of years ago.
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2015 Tax Amnesty program ends New Year's Eve
Posted on 12/30/2015 4:59:00 AM.

Louisiana’s 2015 tax amnesty program ends tomorrow, December 31st. Kizzy Payton with the State Department of Revenue says this is the time to call the Department to set up a payment arrangement or agreement to settle your delinquent tax debts. She says Louisianans won’t get this opportunity again for a while.

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Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday this weekend
Posted on 9/4/2015 1:15:00 AM.

The Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend. Department of Revenue spokesperson Kizzy Payton says with hunting season beginning, many Louisiana sportsman are eager to buy new hunting supplies, free of state and local sales tax.

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Annual sales tax holiday runs today and tomorrow
Posted on 8/7/2015 3:39:00 AM.
Louisiana’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday happens today and tomorrow. During the holiday, the 4% state sales tax on the first 25 hundred dollars of each item a customer buys will be waived. Department of Revenue spokesperson Kizzy Payton says this is a good opportunity for parents to save as they shop for the new school year.
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Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend
Posted on 5/29/2015 11:46:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Saturday and Sunday is the 2015 Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Hurricane Season starts Monday and Department of Revenue spokeswoman Kizzy Payton says this weekend Louisiana residents can purchase preparedness items without having to pay the 4 percent state sales tax.
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State tax returns being issued
Posted on 3/3/2015 10:34:00 AM.
The state Department of Revenue announces that state tax refunds are now being issued.  The department had said that it would not issue refunds until March 2nd, but actually began doing so last Friday.  

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