tax breaks http://wwno.org en A look at what tax breaks cost Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/look-what-tax-breaks-cost-louisiana <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Louisiana gives out about $4.4 billion in tax breaks to businesses and individuals each year. A look at the major categories of taxes collected and tax exemptions in the just-ended 2011-12 budget year, according to estimates from the state revenue department:</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; "><strong>Corporate Income Taxes:</strong></p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:39:54 +0000 The Associated Press 16282 at http://wwno.org State study panel looking at cost, benefit of tax breaks http://wwno.org/post/state-study-panel-looking-cost-benefit-tax-breaks <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Repeated rounds of budget shortfalls have prompted lawmakers to take an in-depth look at the long list of tax breaks that siphon billions of dollars from Louisiana&#39;s treasury each year.</p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 17:30:39 +0000 MELINDA DESLATTE | The Associated Press 16263 at http://wwno.org Gov. Jindal Signs 10 Year Tax Break for Hornets http://wwno.org/post/gov-jindal-signs-10-year-tax-break-hornets <p>BATON ROUGE &mdash; Gov. Bobby <font color="red">Jindal</font> has signed into law a 10-year, $37 million <font color="red">tax</font> <font color="red">break</font> for the New Orleans <font color="red">Hornets</font>, part of the state&#39;s deal to keep the NBA team in Louisiana.</p><p><font color="red">Jindal</font> announced the signing Tuesday, in a list of bills that he agreed to enact into law.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 14:20:30 +0000 The Associated Press 12371 at http://wwno.org