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LDR Audit Protest Bureau is now accepting audit protests of all tax types

February 15, 2011

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Revenue’s Audit Protest Bureau (APB) has expanded the list of taxes it will consider.

Effective February 15, 2011 APB will begin accepting audit protests of all tax types.

APB is an independent unit of the Department of Revenue staffed and managed by tax administration experts trained in dispute resolution. APB’s mission is to resolve tax-audit disputes as an alternative to immediate litigation.

Any taxpayer who wishes to dispute a proposed assessment issued as the result of an audit must file a written protest with APB within 30 days of the date of assessment. The protest petition form is available online at

More information about the Audit Protest Bureau is available at

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