Taxes

WWL Newsroom
January 31, 2020 - 9:03 am
Cantrell owes the IRS more than $95,000 in back taxes and the agency has placed a lein on her Broadmoor home.
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IRS looks to recover six years of unpaid taxes
Thomas Perumean
January 31, 2020 - 6:04 am
IRS looks to recover six years of unpaid taxes
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Big oil money coming to area parish
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Associated Press
December 31, 2019 - 4:27 pm
(AP) -- A Louisiana parish has received $10 million from an oil company that is its largest taxpayer and expects to receive another $10 million next month as the company makes payments on a higher tax bill. Marathon Petroleum sent the first check earlier this month to government leaders in St. John...
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Yearend tax deductions
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Thomas Perumean
December 26, 2019 - 5:37 am
If 2019 was a pretty good year and you're wondering how to write off revenue as you close out 2019, WWL spoke with Michael Gray, a CPA and director of taxtrimmers.com. His first tip involves stocks: “Any stock that the value has gone down, sell those before the end of the year,” Gray says. “Develop...
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Alaina Brandenburger
October 21, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Small business owners wear many hats running a company, but doing so could leave you open to mistakes, particularly when filing and paying taxes. Inadvertently failing to comply with tax laws, accidentally violating tax codes or filling out your forms inaccurately can leave your business open to...
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associated-press
October 07, 2019 - 8:29 am
(AP) -- A federal judge Monday emphatically rejected President Donald Trump's challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, saying the president's broad claim of immunity from all criminal investigations is at odds with the Constitution. But an appeals court blocked any...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 26, 2019 - 12:04 pm
How much more are New Orleans property owners going to pay after the recent round of assessments? The city council heard a new report today. The group Together New Orleans says property values have increased a whopping 70 percent in the city since 2015. That means higher tax bills, with nearly two...
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People have three weeks to challenge their new property tax assessments in New Orleans. A community gathering Monday night showed that some locals are not happy that their neighborhoods are becoming more upscale due to development and improvements. "We did the hard work, we made our neighborhood...
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Thomas Perumean
July 02, 2019 - 3:01 pm
The case between Harrah's and the Louisiana Department of Revenue has been decided. It did not go Harrah's way. Judge William Morvant ruled Harrah's will need to pay taxes dating back to 2001. That's when lawmakers revised the deal for the land-based casino, allowing Harrah's to open restaurants...
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Chris Miller
May 31, 2019 - 2:59 pm
Parasol's Restaurant and Bar, an Irish Channel institution, will go dry at midnight tonight, reports The New Orleans Advocate . The report says a dispute over taxes the establishment owes the city has prevented them from renewing their liquor license. The owner told The Advocate they are working to...
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