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Louisiana Department of Revenue offers relief to taxpayers affected by Hurricane Isaac

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                <h4>September 12, 2012</h4>
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BATON ROUGE– The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) is granting filing and payment extensions to taxpayers whose homes, principal places of business or critical tax records are in parishes or counties affected by Hurricane Isaac.

Excise, sales & severance taxes

LDR will waive late filing penalties, late payment penalties and interest on returns and payments due on or after August 26, 2012, and on or before September 30, 2012. The extended deadline is October 15, 2012.

Income

The extension is available for individual income, corporation income, franchise, fiduciary and partnership taxes, and estimated tax payments with original or extended dates on or after August 26, 2012, and on or before January 11, 2013. The extended deadline is February 11, 2013.

Withholding

The extension is available to employers whose principal place of business or critical tax records are located in any of the Louisiana parishes or Mississippi counties listed below. It applies to withholding payments due on or after August 30, 2012, and on or before September 30, 2012. LDR will waive penalties and interest on withholding returns and payments received by October 31, 2012.

PARISHES AND COUNTIES ELIGIBLE FOR HURRICANE ISAAC-RELATED LOUISIANA FILING EXTENSIONS
LOUISIANA PARISHES MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES
Ascension Hancock
Assumption Harrison
East Baton Rouge Jackson
East FelicianaPearl River
Iberville
Jefferson
Lafourche
Livingston
Orleans
Plaquemines
Pointe Coupee
St. Bernard
St. Charles
St. Helena
St. James
St. John the Baptist
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Washington
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

Visit www.revenue.louisiana.gov/Isaac for more information.

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