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12-441 Louisiana Tax Commission

The mission of the Louisiana Tax Commission is to administer and enforce the Louisiana laws relating to local property tax assessments; determine tax assessments of public service properties; and formulate and implement a system that ensures uniformity of tax assessments throughout all parishes of the state.

The goal of the Louisiana Tax Commission is to assure a fair and equitable distribution of the tax burden among Louisiana property owners by the establishment of statewide uniformity of assessment values of property subject to ad valorem taxation.

The Louisiana Tax Commission is composed of a chairman and two commission members, along with a confidential assistant; staff and support is provided through the Property Taxation Regulatory/Oversight Program.


This agency's recommended appropriation includes $2,399 for short-term debt, including Lease Purchasing Agreements.

This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)









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