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State tax filing extensions for storm affected parishes

6 months 4 weeks 2 days ago March 23, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 Wednesday, March 23 2016 March 23, 2016 12:51 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BATON ROUGE – Taxpayers affected by recent storms or flooding will have some extra time to file some of their taxes.

State officials said Wednesday that the Department of Revenue will waive late filing penalties, late payment fees and other interest that would normally apply.

The extended deadline for sales, severance and excise taxes is set for June 15. The extended deadline for withholdings taxes is June 30 and individual income, corporation income and franchise and other income taxes are due on July 15.

Extensions are available to taxpayers whose homes or businesses are located in President Barack Obama’s declared disaster areas.

Those areas include: Allen, Ascension, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu Caldwell, Claiborne, DeSoto, Grant, LaSalle, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Richland, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll and Winn parishes.

More information about the extensions can be found at the Department of Revenue website.

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