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If you're newly married, take early steps to smooth tax preparation

Source: nola.com - Oct 24, 2011

From Times Picayune's "The Answer Spot": My husband and I got married at the end of the summer. Are there any steps we should take before filing our taxes in the spring? There are a couple of... Read more >

Category: IRS

In 2012, Many Tax Benefits Increase Due to Inflation Adjustments

Source: irs.gov - Oct 24, 2011

IR-2011-104, Oct. 20, 2011 WASHINGTON — For tax year 2012, personal exemptions and standard deductions will rise and tax brackets will widen due to inflation, the Internal Revenue Service... Read more >

Category: IRS

Louisiana Breastfeeding Sales Tax Exemption

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - Oct 6, 2011

Act 331 of the 2011 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature enacts La. R.S. 47:305.67 to create an exemption from state sales and use tax for breastfeeding items beginning October 1, 2011.... Read more >

Category: Louisiana

Tax-return-related scams popping up around Louisiana

Source: nola.com - Sep 3, 2011

The fliers increasingly popping up around many community churches seem harmless enough. They are handwritten, include a first name and local phone number, and offer exactly what any taxpayer would... Read more >

Category: Louisiana

Many Back-to-School Expenses Eligible for Louisiana State Income Tax Deductions

Source: bayoubuzz.com - Sep 3, 2011

Baton Rouge: The Louisiana Department of Revenue reminds shoppers to hold on to their receipts while shopping for uniforms, books, supplies, and other items students will need for the new school... Read more >

Category: Louisiana