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Monday May 15 is The Louisiana State Tax Filing Deadline

by Matthew Person on April 24, 2017

Tax Day is May 15th

Deadline Closing in Fast

Monday May 15 is the deadline for filing 2017 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns.

Taxes can be electronic filed with The Louisiana Department of Revenue for the fastest, most error-free tax return and refund processing. Louisiana File Online is the state’s free tax filing web application which can be reached at

Filing Extensions Available until May 15th

If you need more time to prepare your individual state income tax return, you must submit an extension request by May 15 to avoid late filing penalties. An extension allows more time to file a return, but it does not allow more time to pay taxes due. Payments made after May 15 are subject to penalties and interest.

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Don’t wait until the last minute to get your taxes squared away. If you are having trouble filing or feeling unsure about your tax situation Person Huff would be glad to help – Contact us today for more information or tax filing assistance!

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IRS Adjusts Service Vehicle Depreciation Limits

March 30, 2017

2017 inflation Adjustments to Vehicle Depreciation The IRS on Friday March 24th issued the 2017 inflation adjustments to the depreciation limitations and lease inclusion amounts for certain automobiles under Sec. 280F (Rev. Proc. 2017-29). This year’s guidance includes figures for vehicles that are placed in service in 2017 and to which first-year bonus depreciation applies. […]

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Small Business Tax Deductions in 2017

January 5, 2017

In 2017, many small businesses are eligible for a bigger deduction on equipment purchases, and those that aren’t required to provide health insurance will have an option to help staffers pay for coverage. Additionally, many companies have new filing deadlines for their tax returns, and owners who use their cars for business will get a […]

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What the Affordable Care Act Means for You

December 11, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA): has ushered in the most sweeping regulatory changes to the U.S. health care system since Medicare and Medicaid were passed about 50 years ago. It raises a full range of health care issues, and will continue to do so as provisions take effect through 2020. However, along with potentially increasing […]

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New Rules May Affect Your Businesses

December 7, 2016

New laws and regulations could have an impact on how you manage your business or your tax planning. Below is a summary of important developments you should be aware of: In a change from past rules, businesses must file all Forms W-2 and W-3 and some Forms 1099-MISC with the IRS and the Social Security […]

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Some Tax Refunds Will Be Delayed in 2017

November 29, 2016

As the holidays approach, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to remember that a new law requires the IRS to hold refunds until mid-February in 2017 for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC). In addition, new identity theft and refund fraud safeguards put in place […]

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W-2 & 1099 Filing Deadline Changed to January 31

November 17, 2016

In an effort to reduce fraud, a provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Act passed by Congress has changed the filing deadlines for employer copies of Forms W-2/1099-MISC. The 2016 employer W-2/1099-MISC filing deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2017. There are new due dates for returns for partnerships, C corporations and several other business returns as […]

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Congratulations Beth Goddard!

November 10, 2016

Beth Goddard is celebrating 10 years of service with Person Huff CPA Group! She provides accounting and tax services as well as computer technical support and training for individuals, small businesses, and non-profit organizations. She specializes in small business accounting software including Peachtree, QuickBooks, PCLaw, and Champion. She has been an officer in many non-profit […]

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New I-9 Form Available November 22nd

October 28, 2016

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 required employers to verify that all newly hired employees present documentation verifying the employee’s identity and legal authorization to accept employment in the United States. The I-9 (“Employment Eligibility Verification”) form must be completed by every employee hired after November 6, 1986. On Aug. 25, the Office […]

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