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Goodlatte Introduces Revamped Internet Sales Tax Proposal

Source: forbes.com - Sep 8, 2016

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce estimates that U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the second quarter of 2016, adjusted for seasonal variation, hit a whopping $97.3 billion (report... Read more >

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Government actions can help residents get a break on National Flood Insurance premiums

Source: theadvocate.com - Sep 8, 2016

Only eight percent of Louisiana cities and 25 percent of its participate in a federal program that allows authorities a chance to give residents a break on flood insurance premiums, Those... Read more >

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KISS to headline Endymion 2017

Source: fox8live.com - Sep 7, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Fat Tuesday is only 173 days away the super Krewe of Endymion is getting the purple, green and gold ball rolling early. The hottest band in the land, KISS will headline... Read more >

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Star-studded Louisiana flood concert raises $800K and counting

Source: wtvm.com - Sep 7, 2016

A star-studded lineup on Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief delivered not only great music but major results! The concert Raycom Media presented LIVE on Monday night raised more... Read more >

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New Orleans cab companies making a push for apps

Source: wwltv.com - Sep 7, 2016

NEW ORLEANS -- Traditional cab companies are looking to technology to compete with ride-sharing companies that have started operating in the city. When Tulane student Lucian Goodman and his... Read more >

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Louisiana flood victims can get sales tax refunds on damaged property

Source: nola.com - Aug 29, 2016

Louisiana flood victims can claim refunds for state sales taxes paid on clothing, furniture, electronics and other items that were destroyed by the floodwaters. Refunds are available only for... Read more >

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"Who's with us?': NOLA Media Group creates One Louisiana Fund for small business relief

Source: nola.com - Aug 26, 2016

My first week as president of NOLA Media Group was extraordinary, punctuated by the historic and unprecedented flooding suffered by our neighbors and friends up the road. These are not simply... Read more >

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Virginia State Police warn residents of phone scam, caller id spoofing

Source: progress-index.com - Aug 26, 2016

RICHMOND — Virginia State Police are warning residents of an ongoing phone scam in which the caller says he is calling from the IRS and demands payment by verbally threatening and intimidating... Read more >

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Banks offer delayed payments to flooded customers

Source: theadvocate.com - Aug 23, 2016

Banks and credit unions are offering to let tens of thousands of flood-affected customers delay making mortgage and loan payments, but consumers should find out exactly what's involved in catching... Read more >

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Lights, cameras, recovery: Plan aims to ease pain of both Louisiana flood victims, film industry

Source: nola.com - Aug 23, 2016

Local film industry executive Will French certainly isn't the only person to have experienced Hurricane Katrina flashbacks amid the historic Louisiana Flood of 2016. But he's probably one of the... Read more >

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Tax Relief to Individuals and Businesses Affected by South Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding Return Filing and Tax Payment Deadlines Extended

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - Aug 19, 2016

The Louisiana Department of Revenue is granting filing and payment extensions to taxpayers whose homes, principal places of business or critical tax records are located in parishes declared federal... Read more >

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Flood warning area expanded to include part of LaPlace, Reserve

Source: nola.com - Aug 17, 2016

The National Weather Service reissued its flood warning for Baton Rouge and the River Parishes area Tuesday (Aug. 16), extending the warning area downriver to include part of LaPlace along... Read more >

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IRS Works to Help Taxpayers Affected by ITIN Changes; Renewals Begin in Oct

Source: irs.gov - Aug 8, 2016

IR-2016-100, Aug. 4, 2016 Español WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced important changes... Read more >

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'It's just wrong': Thousands in limbo as Louisiana's solar tax credits dwindle

Source: nola.com - Aug 3, 2016

Michele Eichhorn thought she was making a wise investment in April when she and her husband opted to buy solar panels for their family home in River Ridge. She felt a sense of pride when she first... Read more >

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Summer Tax Tips for Your Clients and Their Children

Source: accountingtoday.com - Aug 3, 2016

The summer has started and summer camp bills have been paid. Summer camp is a great way to keep our children busy and looked after while we are working. But it comes at a steep price. Summer camp... Read more >

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