Taxes

April 18, 2018 - 6:34 am
Jennifer Kushinka reporting Good news if you’re a tax procrastinator. Just when you thought you had blown yesterday's deadline for filing your federal taxes, you now have another day to get it done. The IRS website crashed yesterday - and people trying to file in time for the deadline found that...
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Chris Miller
April 17, 2018 - 6:45 am
It's the last day to file federal income tax returns! With more than half of Louisiana taxpayers waiting until the last minute, people mailing paper returns will need to get those envelopes in by the end of business today. There will be no midnight madness at New Orleans-area post offices. If you'...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:07 am
(WWL.com) -- Because April 15th fell on a Sunday this year, and today is a holiday in Washington DC, we get a little extra time to settle up with Uncle Sam. A new poll finds most Louisianians will use all of that extra time before filing ahead of the federal tax deadline. Federal tax deadline day...
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January 08, 2018 - 3:25 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Gov. John Bel Edwards says he won't hold firm to the Jan. 19 deadline he set to reach a tax deal with House GOP leaders, if the two sides are making meaningful progress. At issue are negotiations over closing a $1 billion state budget...
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January 03, 2018 - 3:21 pm
(WWL.com) -- The looming fiscal cliff has party leaders preparing for a series of tense negotiations ahead of a January 19 deadline imposed by Governor John Bel Edwards. That deadline was set with the hope that legislative leaders would have the framework for a deal to address an imminent one...
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December 13, 2017 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House and Senate GOP leaders have forged an agreement on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws. That paves the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year. Top GOP aides say the deal was reached on Wednesday...
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June 13, 2017 - 1:08 pm
Jordan Fiegel reporting Another year, another budget battle for Louisiana. Lawmakers were unable to come together to pass a budget, and now there's another special session. The big debate was whether to set the budget according to the revenue forecast or to budget for a little less than that in...
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