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Jefferson Parish Bureau of Revenue and Taxation in Full Operation – Louisiana Department of Revenue Continues to Accept Returns and Payments for Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes

October 24, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CONTACT:
Vincent Caire, LDR
225-219-4084

Jefferson Parish Bureau of Revenue and Taxation in Full Operation – Louisiana Department of Revenue Continues to Accept Returns and Payments for Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes

BATON ROUGE – Greg Ruppert, Assistant Director for the Jefferson Parish Bureau of Revenue and Taxation, has announced that the bureau’s offices are open and receiving local tax returns at their Gretna address. Businesses registered in the parish should mail their local sales tax returns and payments to the address listed on the Jefferson Parish return:

P.O. Box 248
Gretna, Louisiana 70054-0248

After Hurricane Katrina, the Department of Revenue began accepting local returns for Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes at the request of the Louisiana Policy Jury Association. Since September, the Department has processed over $15 million on behalf of the four local taxing agencies.

The Department of Revenue will continue to accept returns and payments for Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes. Businesses registered in those parishes should mail these local returns and payments to the Department of Revenue at:

P.O. Box 91138
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9138

Payments should be made out to the appropriate local taxing jurisdiction and the Department will ensure that the returns and payments are delivered to the correct local tax authority.
Returns for all other political subdivisions in Louisiana should be mailed to the local address of the tax collector for the parish.

Additional information may be obtained by calling any of the following offices of the Louisiana Department of Revenue: Alexandria Regional Office, (318) 487-5333; Baton Rouge Headquarters, (225) 219-7318 or (225) 219-0102; Baton Rouge Regional Office, (225) 922-2300; Lafayette Regional Office, (337) 262-5455; Lake Charles Regional Office, (337) 491-2504; Monroe Regional Office, (318) 362-3151, Shreveport Regional Office, (318) 676-7505; Thibodaux Regional Office, (985) 447-0976.