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BGR backs New Orleans library tax proposal, opposes housing millage

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

November 22, 2021

A nonpartisan policy group is split on its opinion of two tax proposals New Orleans voters will consider Dec....

BGR Weighs in on New Orleans Library and Housing Tax Propositions

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

November 22, 2021

BGR has released a new report that analyzes proposed 20-year property taxes for public libraries and housing that New...

BGR Issues New Report on New Orleans Library and Housing Tax Propositions

November 22, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report that analyzes proposed 20-year property taxes for public...

St. Tammany Parish seeks sales tax to pay criminal justice costs as money runs out

By Sara Pagones

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 2, 2021

For years, St. Tammany Parish voters have been hearing about the looming financial plight the parish will face if...

BGR Analyzes St. Tammany Parish Sales Tax Proposition

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

October 21, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: BGR has released a new report titled “On the Ballot:...

Citing a ‘deepening fiscal crisis,’ BGR endorses proposed St. Tammany sales tax

By Marie Fazio

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 21, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research has endorsed the proposed sales tax that St. Tammany Parish government will put before...

New BGR Report Analyzes November 13 Sales Tax Proposition in St. Tammany

October 21, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a new report, On the Ballot: St. Tammany Parish Sales Tax, November...

Despite ballot wording, French Quarter hotel rooms are exempt from this security tax

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 1, 2021

A tax agreement signed Thursday with the French Quarter Management District marked the final step toward resuming enhanced police...

BGR: New Quarter Sales Tax Should Apply to Hotel Rooms

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

September 14, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – From the Bureau of Governmental Research: Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) published a new...

BGR Raises Policy Concerns About Excluding Hotel Rooms from New French Quarter Sales Tax

September 14, 2021

In August, the New Orleans City Council excluded hotel room rentals from a new sales tax for enhanced public...