Nonprofit Tax Exemption

BGR Evaluates Assessor’s Progress on Property Assessment Reform in New Orleans

November 19, 2019

Today, BGR releases Assessing the Assessor: Progress on Property Assessment Reform in New Orleans. The report evaluates whether and...

New Orleans City Council wants nonprofits to pay more in taxes, but obstacles are many

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

September 24, 2019

The New Orleans City Council is looking for ways to get nonprofits to contribute more to the city’s bottom...

City leaders to scrutinize property tax breaks for nonprofits

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: Fox 8

August 29, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – As large numbers of homeowners are outraged over higher property assessments, members of the...

Assessor: proposed hotel probably wouldn’t get tax exemption

By The Associated Press

Source: The Associated Press via WWL-TV

March 12, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Orleans Parish tax assessor says he’s told convention center officials that a $558 million...

Planned New Orleans convention center hotel would not qualify for tax exemption, assessor says

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

March 10, 2019

Erroll Williams, the Orleans Parish tax assessor, is complicating plans for a hotel that officials of the Ernest N....

Should New Orleans have a drainage fee? City Council member is wary

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 20, 2018

New Orleans Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer warned this week that she would not support any new fee levied on residents...

Nonprofit status for New Orleans convention center hotel? Looks like ducking taxes, assessor says

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

November 22, 2018

As negotiations continue behind the scenes over the terms of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s proposed 1,200-room high-rise...

Cantrell calls for $84 million a year in infrastructure spending, bringing S&WB into City Hall

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2017

In the midst of new concerns about the reliability of the Sewerage & Water Board’s drainage system and longstanding...

Many old issues re-emerge as New Orleans prepares for upcoming legislative session

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

April 7, 2017

As far as New Orleans is concerned, the session of the state Legislature starting Monday is likely to be...

Should non-profits start paying taxes on their property?

By Think Tank

Source: WWL Radio

March 9, 2017

60% of Louisiana property taxes were not taxed! This hours guest: Amy Glovinsky – President/CEO BGR (Bureau of Governmental...