Hearing On Wind And Solar

A hearing scheduled for Thursday, September 27, 2012, to receive public comment on the department’s notice of intent to promulgate the income tax rule amending LAC 61:I.1907, has been relocated. The hearing will take place from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon in the La Belle Room located on the first floor of the Louisiana Department of Revenue’s headquarters in the LaSalle Building, 617 North Third Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The hearing was previously scheduled to be held in the Calcasieu Room, located on the second floor in the LaSalle Building.

The proposed amendment to LAC 61:I.1907 clarifies the application of the Income Tax Credits for Wind or Solar Energy Systems provided by La. Rev. Stat. Ann. 47:6030 for those taxpayers who purchase and install wind or solar energy systems. The proposed rule can be viewed on the Department of Revenue website at: Notice of Intent LAC 61:I.1907 - Income Tax Credit for Wind or Solar Energy Systems.

Interested persons may submit data, views, or arguments, in writing to Vanessa LaFleur, Director, Policy Services Division, P.O. Box 44098, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4098 or by fax to (225) 219-2759. The Policy Services Division will accept written comments regarding the proposed rule amendments until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2012.