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Tag Archives: Louisiana Department of Revenue

ALERT- Severance Tax Audit Update

Posted in Legal Updates, Tax
In December of 2017 and again in March of 2018 producers won victories in oil severance tax disputes with the Louisiana Department of Revenue before the Board of Tax Appeals and in the First Circuit Court of Appeal. The Department of Revenue, however, has appealed these rulings and continues to raise the same issues in… Continue Reading

Louisiana Secretary of State Adopts New Rule For Domestic Entities in Certain Parishes and Foreign Entities

Posted in Louisiana Corporate Law, News
Effective January 1, 2018, the Louisiana Secretary of State will require domestic entities domiciled in Ascension, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Lafayette, Livingston, Orleans, Ouachita, Rapides, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Terrebonne to file all available business documents online through GeauxBiz.com.  GeauxBiz.com is the Secretary of State’s official online portal for filing formation documents,… Continue Reading

Louisiana Department of Revenue Attempts to Rewrite Crude Oil Purchase Agreements in an Effort to Collect More Severance Taxes

Posted in Legal Updates, Tax
The Louisiana Department of Revenue and Louisiana oil producers continue to battle over the imposition of severance tax on oil and condensate produced in Louisiana.  Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett partner Martin Landrieu has posted previously on the Department’s attempt to charge hundreds of thousands of dollars in “delinquent taxes” the Department claims is owed under… Continue Reading