Taxation and Economic Development Videocasts
Robert Travis Scott and Steven Procopio of PAR
December 2, 2021
In this episode of Ellevate Louisiana's videocast we speak with Robert Travis Scott, the outgoing President of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana or PAR, as well as Steven Procopio, incoming President of PAR. We discuss early childhood education funding, redistricting, tax reform and what big changes are on the horizon.
Decision Louisiana: Tax Changes on the November Ballot
October 27, 2021
In this episode of Ellevate Louisiana's videocast we hold a one of a kind debate on Constitutional Amendments #1, 2 and 4 on the November 13 ballot. This robust discussion covers all points of view from all sides of the political spectrum.
Tax Reform Legislative Panel
March 24, 2021
In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we discuss Tax Reform with Rep. Stuart Bishop, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Joining Rep. Bishop in the interview are several members of a committee that were called together to develop Tax reform legislation for this important fiscal session including Rep. Beau Beaullieu, Rep. Phillip Devillier and Rep. Barry Ivey.
Sen. Bret Allain
Chairman, Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs
March 12, 2021
In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we discuss tax reform with Sen. Bret Allain, Chairman of Revenue and Fiscal Affairs committee. Julie Stokes and Sen. Allain discuss his comprehensive tax reform package, the franchise tax, centralized sales tax collection and more.
Kimberly Lewis Robinson
Secretary, Louisiana Department of Revenue
January 8, 2021
This week’s podcast is a little longer than usual, but it is a virtual treasure trove of valuable insight into Louisiana. It is an in-depth discussion with the Department of Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson about the history of the state’s finances leading up to the moment that we find ourselves in, the various ideas of tax reform swirling around a very reform-minded legislature as session is about to begin, and some of the impediments to making any real meaningful change, especially in the age of COVID.
December 22, 2020
In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we continue to explore the state of Louisiana's budget and finances. Julie Stokes speaks with Jason DeCuir, who is Co-owner and Partner with Advantous Consulting, LLC, a leading tax services firm in Louisiana. Julie and Jason discuss key tax reform issues in the state and more.