House Committee on Ways and Means
May 16, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Room 6


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 HB917BEAULLIEUTAX/INCOME TAX - Reduces certain rates for purposes of calculating individual income tax liability and the tax liability for estates and trusts (OR -$90,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB972PHELPSFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Establishes an amnesty program for fines, fees, and assessments imposed by state agencies (OR -$10,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HCR72ROMEROTAX/TAXATION - Urges and Requests the chairmen of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs to establish a joint subcommittee to study state tax incentives and rebates (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HCR104WRIGHTREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Urges and requests the Dept. of Revenue to study and report on the feasibility of accepting virtual currency as a form of payment of taxes, licenses, fees, penalties, and interest due to the state (OR NO IMPACT EX See Note)
 SB28ALLAINREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to state partnership audit adjustments. (8/1/22) (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB54ALLAINREVENUE DEPARTMENT - Provides for an automatic filing extension for individual income tax returns. (8/1/22) (RE1 -$1,900,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB235ALLAINTAX/LOCAL - Authorizes parishes to contract with the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers for the collection of local sales and use tax. (1/1/23) (RR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB241ALLAINTAX/TAXATION - Provides for alternatives in lieu of payment under protest for certain ad valorem taxes. (8/1/22) (EG1 SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB244ALLAINTAX/LOCAL - Requires uniform reporting by local sales tax collectors that are compensated based on cost of collection. (8/1/22) (EG NO IMPACT SG EX See Note)
 SB443ALLAINTAX/SALES - Provides for direct payment of state and local sales tax on purchases by certain taxpayers. (1/1/23) (EG1 NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 SB444ALLAINTAX/TAXATION - Provides relative to tax administration and the Board of Tax Appeals. (2/3 - CA7s2.1(A)) (gov sig) (RE INCREASE SG RV See Note)


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A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

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