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Following Hurricane Ida, Louisiana Department of Revenue Grants Automatic Filing and Payment Extensions for Tax Returns and Payments with Original or Extended Due Dates on August 31, 2021

The Louisiana Department of Revenue has now issued Revenue Information Bulletin (RIB) 21-021 automatically granting  filing and payment extensions to taxpayers for certain Louisiana tax returns and payments due during Hurricane Ida landfall and impact.  The Department’s new RIB specifically explains that for taxpayers whose homes, principal places of business, critical tax records, or paid tax preparers are located in Louisiana, tax returns and payments with original or extended due dates on August 31, 2021 will now have an automatic extended due date of September 15, 2021.

For tax returns submitted by the extended deadlines and for payments either submitted by the extended deadline or for which an installment agreement is entered into by the extended deadline, no late filing penalties, late payment penalties, or interest will be due.

Any return or tax on which penalty or interest began accruing before August 28, 2021, will not be eligible for this relief.

The Department’s RIB also provides and appendix containing the following list of severance and excise tax returns and payments normally due on August 31, 2021 (and now due on September 15, 2021):

  • International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Return

  • Severance Tax – Timber and Minerals

  • Surface Mining and Reclamation Fee

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Matthew Mantle, State, Local Tax, Louisiana, Jones Walker Law FIrm
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Matthew Mantle is a partner in the firm’s Tax & Estates Practice Group and practices with the State & Local Tax Team out of the firm's New Orleans office.

Matt concentrates primarily on state and local tax matters in Louisiana, Alabama, and on a multistate basis, representing firm clients throughout the Gulf South in all areas of state and local tax. His practice includes tax and business planning, audits, administrative appeals, judicial appeals, identification and utilization of tax incentives, governmental relations, and tax legislation. He has also represented firm...

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