LATEST INFORMATION:
Updated JULY 31, 2017

BACK TO SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY WEEKEND - AUGUST 4 & 5
Back-to-school supplies, electronics, appliances and most other retail purchases are subject to reduced sales tax during the 2017 LA Annual Sales Tax Holiday on August 4th and 5th. During these two days, most purchases of tangible personal property . . . click here for more


LA SAFE MEETING JULY 26 & AUGUST 1
LA SAFE—Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments—will host two meetings: July 26 — Mathews Government Complex (4876 LA Hwy. 1, Mathews) and August 1 — Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center (346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma) from 6:00 - 8:00 . . . click here for more


ACT 160 - GRAND ISLE PORT COMMISSION SEAFOOD RESEARCH PROGRAM
ACT 160 outlines the boundaries in Caminada Pass in which the Grand Isle Port Commission in cooperation with the Louisiana Sea Grant Program can operate a seafood research program consisting of an off-bottom oyster culture project. Click on click here for more


ACT 153 - DERELICT CRAB TRAP REMOVAL
ACT 153 allows the Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program to operate during the time period in which crab season is closed for biological or technical reasons. Click on 2017 Session - ACT . . . click here for more


ACT 303 - VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMISSION
ACT 303 changes the make up and appointments to the Veterans Affairs Commission. Click on 2017 Session - ACT 303 to view the entire . . . click here for more


ACT 37 - DISABILITY CLAIMS FOR LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARDSMEN
ACT 37 changes the way disability claims are handled by requiring the claims be filed with the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs. All claims for death benefits will continue to be submitted to the Louisiana National Guard. Click on click here for more


PAYMENTS AUTHORIZED FOR SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM TAX CREDIT
The LA Dept. of Revenue & Taxation will process and pay claims for state tax credits to owners of qualifying residential solar energy systems, some of whom were denied the payments after a cap was imposed on the tax credit program in 2015. Act 413 . . . click here for more


CPRA MASTER PLAN DATA VIEWER
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is releasing an online tool which allows residents to learn more about their current and future flood risk. The Master Plan Data Viewer allows users to go online, type in a location, and learn how . . . click here for more