Tax Commission

Name Tax Commission
Contact Person Michael Matherne - Administrator
Mailing Address Post Office Box 66788
Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6788
Phone Number 225-219-0339
Fax Number 225-219-0373
Board Email
Legal Authority R.S. 47:1831
Year Created 1916
Organizational Placement Office of the Governor
Purpose/Function Louisiana Tax Commission is responible for administering and enforcing laws related to local property tax, assessed values of all bank stock and insurance company premiums, and public service property assessments. The commission is charged with the responsibility of formulating and implementing a system that ensures uniformity of tax assessments throughout all parishes of the state.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 5
Number Currently Serving: 5
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 86
Estimated number in current year: 55
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $449,669.00
  Current year budgeted: $449,696.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $33,456.00
  Current year budgeted: $40,000.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 30
Unclassified: 1
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Louisiana Tax Commission
Other (explain)  Personal Services  State Agency: Louisiana Tax Commission
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name: La Tax Commission
  Budget Schedule Number: 01-106
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