Louisiana income tax

June 2, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal still wants to make poor people pay higher taxes; Dwindling health care fund draws worries; Political Horizons: When Regular Folks Visit the Legislature; NY Times: Prison Program Turns Inmates into Intellectuals; and Louisiana’s inspection of “orphaned” oil and gas wells is lacking, audit shows. $56 million – The amount of money forecasted to be remaining in the Office of Group Benefits reserve fund, down from $482 million in 2011 (Source: Louisiana Legislative Auditor)
March 27, 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

TOPS reform fails to get out of committee, What’s the matter with Kansas? LBP featured on “Louisiana Public Square,” and Call for Constitutional Convention fails in Louisiana. $300 million - The estimated price tag for TOPS by 2016 (Source:  The Advocate)
April 8, 2013

LBP statement on eliminating the state income tax

Louisiana Budget Project Director Jan Moller released the following statement in response to Gov. Bobby Jindal’s announcement that he is abandoning his plan to repeal Louisiana’s income tax while raising and expanding the state sales tax:

“Eliminating the state income tax is still a bad deal for Louisiana — whether it comes from the governor or the Legislature, and whether it’s done all at once or phased in.… Read more...