Louisiana Tax Amnesty starts today

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Louisiana’s tax amnesty program starts today and will run through Tuesday, Dec. 15.

During this time, individual and business taxpayers are offered a fresh start to bring their delinquent tax accounts up to date by clearing unpaid tax bills and filing overdue state tax returns.

Secretary of Revenue, Tim Barfield, stated this will be the final amnesty program offered by the state for at least ten years

Must meet the following qualifications:
Taxpayers who failed to file a tax return or report
Taxpayers who failed to report all income or all tax, interest and penalties that were due
Taxpayers who claimed incorrect credits or deductions
Taxpayers who misrepresented or omitted any tax due
Certain taxpayers under audit or in administrative or judicial litigation
Taxpayers involved in a criminal investigation or criminal litigation for taxes administered by LDR do not qualify for the amnesty program.

After the conclusion of the 2015 amnesty period, there will be no new amnesty program offered by the Department of Revenue until at least 2025.

For more information, visit www.ldrtaxamnesty.com.

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