Taxation (New Orleans)

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...

Jeff Sadow: Mayor Cantrell’s idea to fund New Orleans S&WB should be no brainer for Legislature

By Jeff Sadow

Source: The Advocate

October 13, 2018

Let New Orleans drown in water and red ink or stop giving special interests money to finance their real-life...

Our Views: Mayor Cantrell needs to grab at more than tourism dollars to solve New Orleans’ drainage woes

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

October 12, 2018

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell built her political career by being a disruptor, and she won election with 60...

Hotel tax on the table in meetings with Mayor Cantrell, hospitality industry leaders

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

October 10, 2018

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is poised to meet with hotel and tourism industry leaders this week to broach potential tweaks to the existing occupancy tax...

There’s a roadblock for LaToya Cantrell’s latest tax revenue-shifting plan: John Alario

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

October 6, 2018

Louisiana state Senate President John Alario on Friday threw cold water on Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tentative plan to try to...

Audubon’s tax strategy this time around: Share the money with other park and recreation agencies

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

October 5, 2018

Four years after New Orleans voters overwhelmingly rejected a 4.2-mill property tax for the Audubon Nature Institute that would...

Mayor Cantrell: Tax money for tourism, sports industries, should help pay for drainage, infrastructure

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

October 4, 2018

Mayor LaToya Cantrell outlined tentative plans Thursday to shift some tax revenue away from various local tourism, sports and...

BGR Wins National Awards for Research

August 14, 2018

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference...

NOPD faces ‘structural deficit’ from pay raises, overtime: Cantrell

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

June 15, 2018

To provide New Orleans police officers with a pay raise starting in 2018, former Mayor Mitch Landrieu tapped into an initial...

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...