Taxation (Jefferson)

2019 Jefferson Parish Council Candidate Q&A

Overview Questions for a New Parish Council is the second in a two-part 2019 Candidate Q&A Election Series providing the views of candidates for Jefferson Parish government on important public policy issues. Yesterday, BGR released the responses of the...

2019 Jefferson Parish President Candidate Q&A

Overview Questions for a New Parish President is the first in a two-part 2019 Candidate Q&A Election Series providing the views of candidates for Jefferson Parish government on important public policy issues. On September 13, 2019, BGR released the...

BGR Examines Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal

Overview The report analyzes a May 4, 2019 tax proposition in Jefferson Parish for a new 7.9-mill tax to fund pay raises for teachers and other school employees. The new tax would run for 10 years, beginning in 2019....

BGR Analyzes Jefferson Parish Property Tax Renewals

OVERVIEW Today BGR releases three reports on Jefferson Parish tax renewals for drainage works, juvenile services, and animal shelter and health services that voters will consider on November 6, 2018. If approved, each tax would be renewed for 10...

BGR Examines Proposed Property Tax Phase-In Amendment

OVERVIEW In this report, BGR reviews a constitutional amendment on the November 6, 2018 ballot that would allow eligible homeowners to phase in an increase in property taxes resulting from a reappraisal. The four-year phase-in process would apply only to...

On the Ballot: West Jefferson Levee District Millage

OVERVIEW BGR examines the April 28, 2018, proposition before voters on the west bank of Jefferson Parish to approve a new property tax for the West Jefferson Levee District. This is the Levee District’s second attempt at a new...

BGR Examines Proposed Jefferson School Tax

Overview BGR examines the proposed 10-year millage to provide additional funding to increase the pay of Jefferson Parish School Board teachers and other employees.

BGR Reviews Proposed Jefferson Transit Tax Renewals

Overview BGR examines propositions on the October 14, 2017 ballot for 10-year renewal of two existing property taxes to operate and maintain Jefferson Parish’s public transportation system.

BGR Examines Proposed Jefferson Parish Library Tax

Overview BGR examines the proposition on the April 29, 2017 ballot for 10-year renewal of an existing property tax for Jefferson Parish public libraries.