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    SADOW: Broader Tax Reform Could Produce Easier Solution To Inventory Tax Credit Dispute

SADOW: Broader Tax Reform Could Produce Easier Solution To Inventory Tax Credit Dispute

Thrust into the spotlight by becoming the crucial fulcrum on which Louisiana’s fiscal year 2016 budget balances, the state’s inventory/ad valorem tax credit reflects the inefficient, strange outlier tax behind

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    Well, Here’s A Pretty Damned Dishonest Statement From Jindal’s People…

Well, Here’s A Pretty Damned Dishonest Statement From Jindal’s People…

On the subject of his proposal to make the state’s inventory tax credit non-refundable, which we explained was an effective tax increase here and Stephen Waguespack greatly expanded upon here,

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    Twitter Tough Guy Bob Mann Takes On LABI Over Waguespack’s Column

Twitter Tough Guy Bob Mann Takes On LABI Over Waguespack’s Column

UPDATE #2: We’re told that Mann’s workload is the result of his wife’s illness, a quick recovery from which we offer our deepest hopes. However, the same link from just

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    Jindal Releases 2016 Budget; Looks Like An Effective $377 Million Business Tax Increase

Jindal Releases 2016 Budget; Looks Like An Effective $377 Million Business Tax Increase

There’s a lot to go through here, so it’s going to be difficult to have a comprehensive reaction until Monday, but it looks as though the Jindal administration is seeking

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    SADOW: The Coming EITC Retention Mistake

SADOW: The Coming EITC Retention Mistake

When Gov. Bobby Jindal reveals his fiscal year 2016 budget tomorrow, it looks as if he will continue the trend of advocating tepid solutions to Louisiana’s pressing budgetary difficulties and

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    SADOW: The Motion Picture Tax Credit Reform Bill Is Pretty Weak Sauce

SADOW: The Motion Picture Tax Credit Reform Bill Is Pretty Weak Sauce

The film industry has scrambled successfully to keep from drying up its mother milk from Louisiana taxpayers, if the suggested “fixes” to the Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit contained in

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REP. BURNS: Does The “Scarlet T” Prevent Wise Policy Choices?

  REP. BURNS: Does The “Scarlet T” Prevent Wise Policy Choices?

A guest post from Louisiana Rep. Tim Burns (R-Mandeville)… During the Puritan era, women convicted of adultery were forced to

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SADOW: Caddo School System Shrinks, But The Tax Burden It Demands Sure Doesn’t

  SADOW: Caddo School System Shrinks, But The Tax Burden It Demands Sure Doesn’t

Last month, the Caddo Parish School Board unanimously put on the ballot in May a plan to use $108 million

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In Response To RedState On Jindal…

  In Response To RedState On Jindal…

Yesterday, RedState’s Leon Wolf offered up a defense to the current onslaught against Bobby Jindal’s record as governor of Louisiana

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WAGUESPACK: A Fork In Our Road

  WAGUESPACK: A Fork In Our Road

Louisiana is on the road to progress, but has suddenly come to a crossroads. The state’s budget challenges are a

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WAGUESPACK: Peel Back The Onion

  WAGUESPACK: Peel Back The Onion

Unless Congress acts, this will be the year the threats of Obamacare become reality for American employers. This is especially

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SADOW: Could Be The Unproductive Louisiana Tax Credits Get The Axe This Year

  SADOW: Could Be The Unproductive Louisiana Tax Credits Get The Axe This Year

As the good news/bad news trajectory of oil prices overall negatively impacts Louisiana’s bottom line, political cover to rid the

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The Advocate Demands You Pay More In Taxes

  The Advocate Demands You Pay More In Taxes

In the first of what is sure to be a long train of editorials in Louisiana’s newspapers drying over the “crippling”

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The St. George Response To The BRAC-BRAF “Tax Increase” Report

  The St. George Response To The BRAC-BRAF “Tax Increase” Report

Yesterday, the St. George organizers put out a detailed response to a report issued by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber

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SADOW: If You Want To Eliminate Those Tax Breaks, Consider Relief On Tax Rates

  SADOW: If You Want To Eliminate Those Tax Breaks, Consider Relief On Tax Rates

It’s never not the time to discuss state tax rate relief in Louisiana. In fact, it may provide the way

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BRAC And BRAF Release Study Claiming St. George Would Result In Higher Taxes; The Response Isn’t Complimentary

  BRAC And BRAF Release Study Claiming St. George Would Result In Higher Taxes; The Response Isn’t Complimentary

On Friday, a study commissioned by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber analyzed the one-page

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HECK: Another Way To Skin Mayor-President Kip Holden’s Tax-Increase Cat

  HECK: Another Way To Skin Mayor-President Kip Holden’s Tax-Increase Cat

Editor’s Note: This post was made in response to a proposal floated by Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden earlier this

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SADOW: Still More Tax Votes Coming For Shreveporters

  SADOW: Still More Tax Votes Coming For Shreveporters

OK, the good news is Shreveport got through 15 ballot items in recent conducted election, including one that would have

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SADOW: No New Taxes In Caddo Or Bossier, Please

  SADOW: No New Taxes In Caddo Or Bossier, Please

Voters on both Caddo and Bossier Parishes, but especially the latter, face some Trojan Horse proposals that likely will raise

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