Taxation (Jefferson)

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: | 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...

‘Yes’ on West Jefferson levee maintenance tax | Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: | The Times-Picayune

April 27, 2018

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

On the Ballot: West Jefferson Levee District Millage

March 29, 2018

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: West Jefferson Levee District Property Tax, April 28, 2018. On April...

Jeff School Board to consider calling another tax election

By Littice Bacon-Blood

Source: | The Times-Picayune

December 15, 2017

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

By Rob Masson

Source: FOX 8

November 21, 2017

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