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    PATTERSON: The White House And Congress Should Leave LIFO Alone

PATTERSON: The White House And Congress Should Leave LIFO Alone

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Jim Patterson, director of LABI’s Taxation Council. Taxing business inventory was a major issue during this year’s legislative session. Louisiana’s archaic local inventory tax and

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    Rand Paul’s Tax Plan Ought To Be The Whole GOP’s Tax Plan

Rand Paul’s Tax Plan Ought To Be The Whole GOP’s Tax Plan

There is zero reason why any Republican presidential contender should oppose the idea Rand Paul introduced in the Wall Street Journal yesterday… My tax plan would blow up the tax

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    WAGUESPACK: A Step Forward For Roads

WAGUESPACK: A Step Forward For Roads

Much has been said about the recently concluded 2015 legislative session, though not much of it has been positive. The predominant message coming out of this two-month saga is simply

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    We’re Raising Texas, Not Taxes, Thanks To Our Weak Leadership

We’re Raising Texas, Not Taxes, Thanks To Our Weak Leadership

I say this all the time, but if you’re Louisiana and right next door you’ve got Texas, with its dynamic economy and friendly tax code that includes zero income tax,

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    SADOW: Myths And Reality Surrounding Louisiana’s Budget

SADOW: Myths And Reality Surrounding Louisiana’s Budget

One of the more disappointing recent regular sessions of the Louisiana Legislature has concluded, and the mythology already spreading about its budgeting when analyzed thoroughly and dispassionately explains why this

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    So I Attended Lance Harris’ Fateful Speech Yesterday…

So I Attended Lance Harris’ Fateful Speech Yesterday…

…that both Kevin Boyd and Jeff Sadow have commented about here at the site today. What Kevin and Jeff have taken particular exception to was this, which the Advocate’s Mark

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VIDEO: Jeff Arnold, Butthurt About Stephen Waguespack

  VIDEO: Jeff Arnold, Butthurt About Stephen Waguespack

Rep. Jeff Arnold has, in this day of term limits in the Louisiana legislature, assumed a role not dissimilar to

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Our Legislature Performs So Poorly Because – Wait For It – We Don’t Elect Enough Good People To The Legislature

  Our Legislature Performs So Poorly Because – Wait For It – We Don’t Elect Enough Good People To The Legislature

Yes, yes, that’s an obvious statement. But we have a fun exposition of how true it is, thanks to the

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Louisiana’s Manufacturers Are Now Fighting Against The Loss Of The Utilities Sales Tax Exemption

  Louisiana’s Manufacturers Are Now Fighting Against The Loss Of The Utilities Sales Tax Exemption

Here’s a press release which just came out this morning… A political action committee has begun a statewide media campaign

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WAGUESPACK: A Taxing Effort At The Legislature

  WAGUESPACK: A Taxing Effort At The Legislature

Last Thursday was quite a taxing day in the Louisiana Legislature. Not in the sense of being long and tiresome,

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SADOW: Little Political Benefit In Thursday’s Hodgepodge Of Tax Bills

  SADOW: Little Political Benefit In Thursday’s Hodgepodge Of Tax Bills

If Louisiana’s disease was a budget imbalance, it’s hard to see where the alleged cure of tax increases was not

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Meet The John Bel Edwards Republicans

  Meet The John Bel Edwards Republicans

Why call them the John Bel Edwards Republicans? Because they’re the geniuses who voted with Edwards to raise taxes on

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SADOW: Louisiana’s Democrat Hypocrites Are Leading The Charge To Raise Taxes On The Poor

  SADOW: Louisiana’s Democrat Hypocrites Are Leading The Charge To Raise Taxes On The Poor

Reaction – essentially, none – by some to increasing both sales and gasoline taxes shows the level of partisan hypocrisy

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Our “Republican” House Of Representatives And Today’s Tax-Hike Orgy

  Our “Republican” House Of Representatives And Today’s Tax-Hike Orgy

If you’ve been paying attention to the state legislature over the past few days, you’ve noticed that the House Ways

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SADOW: Violating The Law To Raise Your Taxes At Louisiana’s Legislature?

  SADOW: Violating The Law To Raise Your Taxes At Louisiana’s Legislature?

As the Louisiana Legislature embarks upon its version of spinning plates on top of poles, serious confusion stills reigns about

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ABBOTT: North Louisiana Leges Vote For Massive Tax Increases

  ABBOTT: North Louisiana Leges Vote For Massive Tax Increases

Two tax increase bills were voted out of the Ways & Means Committeeof the Louisiana Legislature this morning, with help

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CASSIDY AND WOODHILL: Dismal Growth Needs The 3.5 Percent Solution

  CASSIDY AND WOODHILL: Dismal Growth Needs The 3.5 Percent Solution

On Wednesday the Commerce Department announced that first-quarter growth of gross domestic product was a dismal 0.2%. Following fourth-quarter GDP

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New Orleans Spends Thousands On Solar-Panel Trash Cans, While Mitch Landrieu Calls For Tax Increase

  New Orleans Spends Thousands On Solar-Panel Trash Cans, While Mitch Landrieu Calls For Tax Increase

The city of New Orleans recently purchased thousands of dollars worth of solar-panel trash cans, while at the same time,

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On This Income Inequality Business…

  On This Income Inequality Business…

Earlier tonight John Binder had a good piece challenging Republican candidates for 2016 to engage the Democrats on the “income

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