Revenue and Taxes

May 2, 2017

LBP calls for “real solutions” in letter to House Ways & Means

Louisiana Budget Project executive director, Jan Moller, sent a letter to each member of the House Ways and Means Committee calling for action to raise money to account for both the $440 million fiscal year 2018 shortfall and the fiscal year 2019 cliff of at least $1.4 billion.… Read more...

April 11, 2017

Most would get tax cut under Gov. John Bel Edwards’ tax plan

The governor’s tax plan is not perfect. But if all the elements are taken together, it would take a step toward making Louisiana’s broken tax system more fair and adequate.
February 22, 2017

REPORT: Blueprint for a Stronger Louisiana

It's time to trade the never-ending cycle of budget shortfalls for long-term stability that allows for new investments in Louisiana’s communities. #InvestInLA
June 19, 2016

Eliminate the state tax deduction

By Jan Moller

With only a few days left before its June 23 adjournment, Louisiana’s Legislature seems unlikely to raise all the revenue needed to avoid deep cuts to education, healthcare and other critical services. But there is still time to pass a much-needed reform to our income tax system by repealing the ability to deduct state income taxes on state tax returns.… Read more...