Department of Revenue http://wwno.org en Analysis: La. Budget Needs $200M From Tax Amnesty http://wwno.org/post/analysis-la-budget-needs-200m-tax-amnesty <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">As Louisiana's latest amnesty program for delinquent taxpayers begins Monday, state officials are grappling with dueling concerns as they urge people to pony up what they owe.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:36:27 +0000 MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press 44516 at http://wwno.org La. Income Tax Filing Begins Jan. 30 http://wwno.org/post/la-income-tax-filing-begins-jan-30 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The state Department of Revenue will begin processing 2012 state individual income tax returns on Jan. 30.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26921 at http://wwno.org Board of Ethics member resigns from position http://wwno.org/post/board-ethics-member-resigns-position <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A member of the Louisiana Board of Ethics has resigned, and the state House hopes to have a replacement chosen by November.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Advocate reports that Baton Rouge lawyer Vanessa LaFleur could no longer serve because she accepted a $90,000-a-year state job as director of the state Department of Revenue's Policy Services Division.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:40:10 +0000 The Associated Press 20242 at http://wwno.org Jindal appoints Barfield as new revenue secretary http://wwno.org/post/jindal-appoints-barfield-new-revenue-secretary <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Gov. Bobby Jindal's former labor secretary is returning to the governor's cabinet to take the helm at the Department of Revenue.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Tim Barfield will begin his job as revenue secretary in October — and will immediately begin an administration effort to revamp the state's tax system.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 01:38:00 +0000 The Associated Press 18072 at http://wwno.org