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  • Hearing planned on alternative fuel tax break

    October 25, 2012 7:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The revenue department is holding a public hearing on proposed regulations that spell out limits on the state's alternative fuel vehicle tax credit. The tax break program's cost has grown much larger than estimated and has become a headache for Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration because... more »
  • New Iberia Seeking Property Tax Break Through State Amendment

    October 2, 2012 7:21 PM

    Iberia Parish landowners could get the chance to join the City of New Iberia, free of charge. It's part of proposed State Constitutional Amendment 6, which would allow the City of New Iberia to annex any property from the parish without charging the owner City property taxes. But the... more »
  • Jindal Vetoes Public School Donation Tax Break

    June 9, 2012 8:57 PM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have created a tax rebate for donations to public schools. House Bill 1106 would have created a tax rebate for those who give to low-performing schools. The size of the rebate would have depended on the school's performance grade. Jindal wrote... more »
  • Gov. Jindal signs 10 year tax break for Hornets

    May 30, 2012 6:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a 10-year, $37 million tax break for the New Orleans Hornets, part of the state's deal to keep the NBA team in Louisiana. Jindal announced the signing Tuesday, in a list of bills that he agreed to enact... more »
  • Economic authority chief urges tax break for store

    May 15, 2012 9:11 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Economic Development Authority officials are asking the parish council to approve a tax break for a planned Kohl's department store. The Courier reports the authority wants Kohl's to benefit from breaks on sales and use taxes for the equipment it would use during construction. The... more »
  • Jindal signs private school tuition tax break

    May 8, 2012 6:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that creates a new tax break program that will give rebates for donations to voucher programs that allow students to attend private schools. Jindal says it will give children in failing public schools more opportunities to... more »
  • Colo. senior tax break fight ends before it starts

    March 27, 2012 5:53 AM

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado's improving economy has helped lawmakers avoid the most contentious debate of the year - restoring a suspended property tax break for senior citizens. Lawmakers learned Monday that sunny fiscal projections - a revenue boost from personal income and business taxes - combined with money left over... more »
  • Board OKs tax aid for alternative fuel project

    October 28, 2009 7:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Dynamic Fuels, the $150 million alternative fuel project under construction in Geismar, will get a special $30 million tax break in a deal approved by a state board. The Board of Commerce and Industry approved the deal on Tuesday after a presentation by company officials for... more »

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