Various Tax Deadlines SuspendedLaws and regulations are changing rapidly. After the publication of this article they are subject to change. Check back regularly for updates.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a proclamation that affects certain legal tax proceedings. Legal deadlines, including liberative prescription and preemptive periods applicable to legal proceedings in all courts, administrative agencies, and boards (La. Bd of Tax Appeals included), are suspended until at least Monday, April 13, 2020, including any such deadlines set forth within Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, Revenue and Taxation. (Proclamation No. JBE 2020-30, 03/16/2020.)
La. Dept. of Revenue has extended February 2020 sales tax return deadline to May 20, 2020. This extension also applies to excise tax (wine shippers and beer tax). The extension includes a penalty and interest waiver. LDR will suspend its collection activities, but penalty and interest will continue to accrue.