Taxation (New Orleans)

BGR Examines State and Local Ballot Items

Overview BGR analyzes two of four state constitutional amendments that will appear on the November 2, 2004, ballot. The two amendments would modify the homestead exemption and the veterans’ preference to apply for civil service positions. In addition, BGR...

BGR Reviews New Orleans Industrial District Tax Renewal

Overview On February 2, 2002, the voters of New Orleans will consider a proposition to authorize the extension of the property tax millage for the New Orleans Business and Industrial District. The district has since been renamed the New...

Downtown Development District Tax and Bond Proposal

Overview This report presents BGR’s analysis of the Downtown Development District’s tax and bond proposal on the ballot for April 7, 2001.

BGR Analyzes Bonds for City, Justice System

Overview This report presents BGR’s analysis of ballot propositions to allow the issuance of general obligation bonds of $150 million by the City of New Orleans and $27 million by the Orleans Parish Law Enforcement District. Although the Criminal...

Overview and Status of New Orleans’ Capital Program

Overview This issue of the Outlook series examines the capital budget process of the City of New Orleans and critiques the implementation of the 1995 voter-approved building program.

BGR Analyzes State and Local Ballot Items

Overview This report provides a short analysis of the potential creation of three separate neighborhood-based special tax districts and a recommendation on two proposed amendments to the State Constitution. The neighborhood districts will provide additional funding for enhanced security...

BGR Reports on Orleans Assessors Tax Proposal

Overview This report provides a short analysis of the proposal to levy a one-mill ad valorem property tax to fund the offices of the Orleans Parish Assessors.