Louisiana EITC

May 21, 2018

Bigger state Earned Income Tax Credits linked to healthier babies

As many as 196 babies in Louisiana a year could be saved from risky low birth weight births and the accompanying health risks, if state lawmakers increase the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), according to the findings of a recent study.Read more...

September 12, 2016

Sept. 12: Louisiana gets a break

The Nola.com/Times-Picayune editorial board praises the federal government’s decision to reduce Louisiana’s financial obligations for flood response, but notes that taxpayers still face a hefty bill at a time when the state’s finances are precarious.
August 31, 2016

Aug. 31: Gas tax lags as infrastructure projects wait

Louisiana’s gas tax has been unchanged since 1990, and has lost much of its purchasing power since then because of inflation.
February 19, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

EITC in the spotlight; Corporate tax giveaways; Bob Mann: Illusions about the state’s budget and; America’s stacked deck