Louisiana Tax Commission

The property tax “open rolls” period is here for Louisiana taxpayers. This annual inspection period is important in any year, but this year early and appropriate action is critical in light of recent legislation that affects the process of appealing a valuation determination by a parish assessor.

The “open rolls” period in any Louisiana parish

Last week, the Louisiana Tax Commission issued an advisory confirming that the April 1 deadline for filing personal property tax forms with parish assessors was extended until April 13 pursuant to Governor John Bel Edward’s recent Executive Order. Separately, Orleans Parish Assessor Errol Williams extended the Orleans Parish deadline for filing property tax forms until


The statutory and regulatory deadline for appealing an adverse decision of the Louisiana Tax Commission (the “Commission”) is clearly thirty (30) days, but identifying the event that triggers commencement of the deadline has not always been easy. The applicable statute provides that the appeal deadline runs from the date the decision is “entered,” while the