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2013 tax amnesty begins Monday, September 23

Secretary of Revenue to discuss Fresh Start program Monday at event in Kenner

September 20, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Secretary of Revenue Tim Barfield will discuss a statewide tax amnesty program during a kickoff event in Kenner for LA Tax Amnesty 2013: A Fresh Start.

The Fresh Start program runs from Monday, September 23 through Friday, November 22. It offers delinquent taxpayers and non-filers a chance to settle their accounts with the Louisiana Department of Revenue by paying all taxes due, with a waiver of all penalties and 50 percent of the interest owed.

Secretary Barfield will speak with taxpayers and the media during an appearance at the headquarters of the Society for Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) at LCPA headquarters in Kenner.

Information about the Fresh Start program is available at, where eligible taxpayers can submit amnesty applications and make payments electronically.

September 239:00 a.m.LCPA Headquarters

2400 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 500

Kenner, LA 70062


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