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Excessive tort litigation costing Shreveport-Bossier area economy millions, reform advocates say

Excessive tort litigation is taking a deep bite out of the Shreveport-Bossier area's economy, which would benefit from reforms, a grassroots organization that advocates for tort reform said in a recent news release.

Excessive tort litigation costing Baton Rouge area economy millions, reform advocates say

Excessive tort litigation is taking a deep bite out of the Baton Rouge area's economy, which would benefit from reforms, a grassroots organization that advocates for tort reform said in a recent news release.

Excessive tort litigation costing Lafayette area economy millions, reform advocates say

Excessive tort litigation is taking a deep bite out of the Lafayette area's economy, which would benefit from reforms, a grassroots organization that advocates for tort reform said in a recent news release.

Excessive tort litigation costing New Orleans area economy millions, reform advocates say

Excessive tort litigation is taking a deep bite out of the New Orleans area's economy, which would benefit from reforms, a grassroots organization that advocates for tort reform said in a recent news release.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for East Carroll Parish residents is highest in Louisiana

East Carroll Parish residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Louisiana, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Louisiana ranks 15th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Louisiana ranked 36th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Louisiana ranks 9th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Louisiana ranked ninth among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Louisiana posts 3rd lowest property tax rate in new national study

Louisiana ranked third in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Cameron Parish has fastest growing local economy in Louisiana

Cameron Parish was ranked the top-performing local economy in Louisiana in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Louisiana rank 11th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Louisiana ranked 40th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Louisiana ranks 8th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Louisiana finished 43rd in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Louisiana ranks 2nd most reliant on federal aid

Louisiana finished second in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Louisiana ranks 4th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Louisiana finished fourth in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Louisiana ranks 36th best in corporate tax study

Louisiana finished 36th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Louisiana ranks 32nd best in state income tax study

Louisiana finished 32nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Louisiana ranks worst in sales tax study

Louisiana finished 50th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

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