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Louisiana Ranked Among Worst States for Business
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Louisiana Ranked Among Worst States for Business

Remarkably, the report ranks Louisiana 30 spots lower than it did last year. This represents the largest decline of any state in the nation.

Happy Tax Freedom Day, Louisiana!
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Happy Tax Freedom Day, Louisiana!

All in all, Americans will spend more on taxes than they will on food, housing and clothing combined.

Guest Commentary: Governor Edwards, Please Don’t Make Me Regret Moving to Louisiana
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Guest Commentary: Governor Edwards, Please Don’t Make Me Regret Moving to Louisiana

But raising the state sales tax without reducing other taxes will just knock the state of its top-five states for taxes and distance itself from the leaders in the country.

Louisiana’s Business Climate Rated Highly in Recent Studies
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Louisiana’s Business Climate Rated Highly in Recent Studies

It is widely expected that tax reform will be the Jindal administration’s primary goal in the 2013 Louisiana legislative session. In a recent Advocate report, Tim Barfield from the Department of Revenue addressed the need for reform, pointing out that it is the “sticker price” and not the actual tax burden that is hampering “Louisiana’s efforts to attract businesses.”

Study Says Unemployment Benefits Hurting Job Growth
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Study Says Unemployment Benefits Hurting Job Growth

A recent Tax Foundation study contends that the unemployment insurance system is in need of an overhaul, as the current system “[exacerbates] negative job growth”.