Taxation (Jefferson)

BGR report weighs in on proposed tax to give Jefferson Parish teachers pay raises

By Nicole Mumphrey

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In a new report released Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Governmental Research weighs in on...

Jefferson school system’s $29 million tax hike endorsed by Bureau of Governmental Research

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 9, 2019

The Jefferson Parish public school system’s $28.8 million tax increase was endorsed Tuesday (April 9) by the independent Bureau of Governmental...

Jefferson school tax proposal gets endorsement from Bureau of Governmental Research

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

Jefferson Parish’s proposed 7.9-mill public schools tax landed a significant endorsement Tuesday, when the Bureau of Governmental Research backed...

BGR Report Reviews Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal

April 9, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal, May 4, 2019. The report analyzes a May 4...

Voters To Decide On Constitutional Amendment Meant To Ease Blow Of Property Tax Increases

By Jess Clark

Source: WWNO

November 1, 2018

There will be several proposed changes to the state constitution on the ballot next Tuesday. One of them, Amendment...

Jefferson Parish tax renewals on the ballot, with new taxes proposed for local fire departments

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

October 24, 2018

Jefferson Parish voters will take up three parishwide tax renewals when they go to the polls Nov. 6, while...

BGR Releases November 6, 2018 Ballot Reports

October 24, 2018

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases reports to inform voters on proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 and...

10 Louisiana parishes with the highest property tax rates – 3 are in metro New Orleans

By Robert Rhoden

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

June 7, 2018

Update: A clarification was added to this story to indicate that municipal taxes were not factored in the Louisiana Tax...

West bank voters approve new levee millage

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

April 28, 2018

Voters on the west bank of Jefferson Parish on Saturday overwhelmingly approved a new property tax that will fund...

Our Views: West Jefferson voters should approve property tax for flood protection

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

April 27, 2018

When it comes to taxes, essential services have to be paid for, and one of them in Louisiana more...