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Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation Filing and Payment Extension

As of March 23, The Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation has extended the filing and payment date for monthly taxes due March 20, 2020.  Businesses have additional time to file returns due...

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Deadline to File Corporate and Personal Income Tax Returns Extended

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has just announced that the deadline to file corporate (C corporation) and personal income tax returns has also been extended to July 15, 2020 to coincide...

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  What Businesses Need to Know

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed the FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (“FFCRA”) addressing the COVID-19...

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Carver Darden COVID-19 Tax Alert

While Congress and the Internal Revenue Service are considering various forms of tax relief in connection with the COVID-19 virus, the situation remains fluid.  To date, the only concrete action...

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Carver Darden Practices Ranked in 2020 “Best Law Firms”

Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux L.L.C. has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 19...

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Carver Darden Practices Ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

New Orleans, LA -- Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux LLC is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"...

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Louisiana Supreme Court Denies State’s Writ Application in Oil Severance Tax Dispute

In March, 2018 the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal rendered a decision critical to how oil producers in Louisiana calculate and pay severance taxes. The taxpayer, Mantle Oil & Gas LLC, sold...

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Three Cheers for Constructive Use: Recent Case Demonstrates the Value of Filing a Trademark Application

Are you planning to start a new business? Or is your business planning to launch a new product or service? If the answer to either of these questions is “yes,” then filing an application now to...

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The Danger of Employee Misclassification and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act “TCJA” has raised numerous questions for employers, ranging from how to adjust employee withholding to how to take advantage of the new pass-through deduction. The...

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U.S. Fifth Circuit Refines and Simplifies Test to Determine Whether Contract Involving Oil and Gas Activities is a Maritime Contract

On January 8, 2018, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an en banc decision “to adopt a simpler, more straightforward test” to determine “whether a contract for performance of...

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