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Friday, March 22, 2013
PAR Issues Commentary on Louisiana Tax Reform
March 21, 2013
The Public Affairs Research Council has prepared an initial review of
the Governor's tax reform plan.
Louisiana's discussion of tax reform has begun. The
proposals on the table will generate the most significant fiscal policy
debate in many years in Louisiana. This initial review by PAR makes
several observations about the current reform package and the primary
numerical assumptions underlying the proposal. Whatever decisions are
made, they should be based on objective, well-supported and verifiable
The Public Affairs Research Council
(PAR) is a private, nonprofit, non-partisan public policy research
organization focused on pointing the way toward a more efficient,
effective, transparent and accountable Louisiana government. PAR was
founded in 1950 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization supported by
foundation and corporate grants and individual donations.
is an independent voice, offering solutions to critical public issues
in Louisiana through accurate, objective research and focusing public
attention on those solutions.