Overview In an open letter to the Louisiana Legislature, BGR reiterates the problems with the state’s unusual nonprofit property tax exemptions. The letter explains the deficiencies in the current provisions, demonstrates their unusual status in the context of other...
Overview In It’s Time for Common Sense on Nonprofit Exemptions, BGR calls on the Louisiana Legislature to address overly broad language in the state constitution that is costly to both local governments and taxpayers.
Overview This edition of Now addresses problems associated with the nonprofit exemption, and what can be done to solve them.
Overview In The Nonprofit Margin: Addressing the Costs of the Nonprofit Exemption in New Orleans, BGR examines the impact of the nonprofit exemption on government finances and tax rates and various approaches for mitigating that impact.
Overview In New Orleans, too many property owners pay little or no taxes on their properties; exemptions are granted regardless of need; and, as a result of inconsistent assessments, properties of similar value bear widely different tax burdens. In...
Overview This report examines property tax exemptions and assessment administration in Orleans Parish. To view sources consulted, click here.
Overview Property Taxes in New Orleans: Who Pays? Who Doesn’t? And Why? discusses the value and assessment of real estate exempt from property taxation in New Orleans.