Louisiana Tax Institute

Name Louisiana Tax Institute
Contact Person Shannon C. Simpson - Senior Secretary
Mailing Address Louisiana Senate
PO Box 94183
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9183
Phone Number 225-342-6181
Fax Number --
Board Email LaTaxInstitute@legis.la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority R.S. 47:1525
Year Created 2020
Organizational Placement Louisiana Senate
Purpose/Function The Louisiana Tax Institute was formed by Act 568 of the 2016 Regular Session to promote and encourage the clarification and simplification of the tax laws of Louisiana and its political subdivisions. The Louisiana Tax Institute was moved from the Department of Revenue to the Louisiana Legislature by Act 300 of the 2020 Regular Session. Act 300 changed the membership of the Institute.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 12
Number Currently Serving: 12
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 1
Estimated number in current year: 4
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: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
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:
Other (explain)  Per diem and travel  State Agency: In accordance with the guidelines of the entity th
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:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The institute is staffed with employees of the Senate and House of Representatives and does not have its own employees.
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