clean penny

June 25, 2018

LBP statement on Legislative tax and budget deal

Sales-tax renewal brings much-needed stability
BATON ROUGE – The Legislature’s agreement on a revenue deal is excellent news for college students and faculty members, prosecutors, and the nearly 900,000 low-income Louisiana residents who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make ends meet each month.… Read more...

January 8, 2018

The tax bill and the fiscal cliff

While the tax overhaul signed into law by President Donald Trump last month will drain at least $1.5 billion in federal revenues over the next decade, it will have the opposite effect in Louisiana, thanks to an unorthodox tax deduction embedded in the state constitution.

Number of the Day

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...