State Senator Greg Tarver of Shreveport joined us on KEEL this morning and he says Louisiana is "broke" and we must do something now. Tarver says we've been kicking the can down the road for far too long.
John Bel Edwards is putting together his legislative agenda for a session to begin next month and he will also be piecing together a budget plan to present to lawmakers during a special session later this spring.
It takes at least a few days, sometimes longer, to receive your refund after you've filed your taxes with the IRS. Some people, though, just can't seem to wait. This almost certainly is a bad decision.
Governor Bobby Jindal's tax reform plan would rearrange how the state collects its revenue. The Jindal administration's plan would eliminate personal and corporate income taxes and replace it with an increased state sales taxes.
There is talk about enacting laws requiring online shoppers to pay sales taxes to the state they live in. This would mean every online purchase you make, whether it is buying a coat from Maine-based L.L. Bean, a TV from Arkansas-based Walmart or buying from Pennsylvania-based IKEA USA, you will have…