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Thanks to Governor John Bel Edwards, Louisiana experienced the largest tax increase in 2016, and no other state was even close to the Pelican State. According to a recent survey from the National Conference of State Legislatures, Louisiana’s 2016 tax increase is estimated at $1.5 billion, a result of the one-penny sales tax increase that gave the state the…

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Louisiana consumers are paying the highest sales tax rate in America, according to the latest data released by the Tax Foundation, almost a half-cent more than the next-highest state. And now, Governor John Bel Edwards plans to heap more taxes on Louisiana residents, this time adding a tax to the services we purchase. Edwards has…

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Taxes are an inevitable part of life, but it can become increasingly frustrating when you’re always asked to pay more and don’t see any benefits. Gov. John Bel Edwards based his entire campaign on the West Point Honor Code: “A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal or tolerate those who do,” but shortly after his…

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Have you ever done a double take while looking at the receipt of your latest purchase, wondering why your total is so high? Well thanks to Gov. Edwards and his policies Louisiana consumers are paying the highest average sales tax in the country. Louisiana’s nearly 10 cents on every dollar, or 9.98 percent, is the…

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