Taxation (Jefferson)

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

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

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

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

‘Yes’ on West Jefferson levee maintenance tax | Editorial

The Times-Picayune editorial board makes the following recommendation for Saturday’s (April 28) election. JEFFERSON PARISH WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT...

Jeff School Board to consider calling another tax election

The Jefferson Parish School Board most likely will ask voters for a tax increase next spring to fund teacher pay raises...

JP school leaders consider next move after teacher pay millage defeat

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) – Jefferson Parish School Board members are debating which way to go next after voters narrowly defeated a measure...

Despite poll defeat, Jefferson Parish school leaders planning to bring taxes back before voters

Just days after Jefferson Parish voters narrowly rejected a new property tax to fund a pay raise for public...

School board member wants Jefferson Parish voters to reconsider teacher pay tax

Jefferson Parish School Board member Cedric Floyd said Tuesday (Nov. 21) that he wants voters to reconsider an 8.45-mill...

Jefferson Parish voters narrowly reject property tax for schoolteacher raises

Jefferson Parish voters on Saturday narrowly rejected an 8.45-mill, 10-year property tax that would have paid for salary increases...

Jefferson Parish voters narrowly reject school tax increase

Jefferson Parish voters narrowly rejected a new 8.45-mill property tax Saturday (Nov. 18) that school officials requested to boost teacher pay....