BATON ROUGE – To mark National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 5-11), the Louisiana Department of Revenue encourages taxpayers to protect their tax records and other financial documents from flood damage and other weather-related threats.
“A few simple steps can help to minimize hardship and confusion in the aftermath of a storm,” Secretary of Revenue Kimberly Lewis Robinson said. “There is no substitute for being prepared.”
Keep documents secure
Use paperless media & cloud storage
Get a Game Plan
If you have to leave your home to escape severe weather, the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness recommends you bring the following documents with you in a waterproof container:
Following a disaster, the Louisiana Department of Revenue will provide information on potential tax deductions or credits, filing extensions and other tax-related relief. Bookmark www.revenue.louisiana.gov on your computer or save it to the home screen of your mobile device. Follow @larevenue on Twitter for real-time updates.
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