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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

Tax Alerts – State
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State income tax filing extensions, general and tornado-related »
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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...

Tax Alerts – Federal
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...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Adds More Parishes to Disaster Declaration »
IRS announced today that the following parishes have beed added to the list of federally declared disaster areas:  Ac...
Monday, August 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Tax Relief to LA Storm Victims; Various Tax Deadlines Extended to Jan 17 »
LCPA is here to help. Our thoughts and prayers are with the many impacted by the historic,...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
July 15 Deadline IRS/LDR Extensions for Flooding Disaster Areas; Contacting LDR on Taxpayer Matters »
July 15 Deadline IRS/LDR Extensions for Flooding Disaster Areas; Contacting LDR on Taxpayer Matters...

News Releases
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joseph Zanco Receives AICPA National Public Service Award »
Joseph Zanco, CPA, CIA, member of the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA), was recognized by the American Institute of CPAs...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, December 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schreiber Honored by AICPA Tax Division as "CPA Master of Disaster" »
Schreiber Honored by AICPA Tax Division as "CPA Master of Disaster"    Gerard H. "Jerry" Schreiber, Jr., CPA rece...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply Now for the Louisiana Small Business Rebirth Fund »
August 31, 2016 Apply Now for the Louisiana Small Business Rebirth Fund...

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...