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Louisiana Tax Law

At Stutes & Lavergne, we provide highly skilled and knowledgeable guidance in tax law matters. We are equipped to protect the interests of businesses, corporations, professionals, and individuals in complex tax issues.

  • Tax Appeals

  • Tax Compliance Issues

  • Tax Planning Related to Individual and Business Transactions

  • Select Tax Litigation and Controversy

  • Tax Liens and Seizures

  • State and Local Taxes

  • Sales Tax Litigation

What is State & Local Tax Law?​

Stutes & Lavergne, LLC, routinely represents both state and local tax administrators in tax collection proceedings and refund suits. By offering audit reviews, case evaluations, opinion letters on select issues, and full trial and appellate representation, our experienced state and local tax attorneys handle tax issues from start to finish.
In addition to representing tax administrators throughout the state, Stutes & Lavergne also advises businesses on the proper application of state and local tax laws.

What are Tax Liens and Seizures?

At Stutes & Lavergne, we pride ourselves on our wealth of experience in tax law. Our team of dedicated lawyers is well-equipped to handle all types of tax-related cases, from liens to seizures, and everything in between. Our mission is to provide our clients with the best legal representation possible, while always adhering to the highest ethical standards. We work tirelessly to ensure our clients receive a fair and just outcome in their tax matters.

Do You Have a Tax Compliance Issue?

Are you struggling with a tax compliance issue? Let the experienced attorneys at Stutes & Lavergne help you. We understand that dealing with the IRS can be stressful, but our team is here to assist you every step of the way. Whether you need help understanding what a tax compliance issue is or if you require legal representation for your tax compliance issue, our attorneys have the expertise and knowledge necessary to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

If you are facing a tax compliance issue, working with an attorney who can provide guidance and support is essential. Our team can help you understand tax compliance issues and how they can impact you or your business. Our attorneys can assist you with any tax-related problems and help you take the necessary steps to avoid compliance issues in the future.

What is a Tax Appeal?

A tax appeal is a legal process allowing businesses to challenge or dispute a tax assessment they believe is inaccurate or unfair. If you think your company has been over-assessed or unfairly taxed, it may be time to consider a tax appeal. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing businesses in tax appeals and can help you navigate this complex and often confusing process. If you are a business owner needing a tax appeal, our law firm is here to help. Our attorneys have years of experience representing businesses in tax appeals and will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the legal support you need. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and discover how we can help you manage your tax appeal and get your business back on track.

Our Tax Cases:

- Firestone Polymers v.Calcasieu Parish School System, 2007-0501 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 10/31/07), 926 So. 2d 748.

- State of Louisiana v. Dell International, Inc. 922 So.2d 1257 (La. App. 1st Cir. 2006).

- Anthony Crane Rental, L.P. v. Calcasieu Parish, 2003-115 (La. 10/21/03), 859 So.2d 631.

- Anthony Crane Rental, L.P. v. Calcasieu Parish, 2002-0635 (12/11/02) 833 So.2d 1070.

- Mercury Cellular v. Calcasieu Parish, et al, 2000-0318 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 12/13/00), 773 So.2d 914.

- Unwired Telecom Corp. v. Parish of Calcasieu, 2203-0732 (La. 2005), 903 So.2d 392.

- Lake Charles Memorial Hospital v. Parish of Calcasieu, 09-1062 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 12/09/98), 728 So.2d 458.

- Gard, LLC, d/b/a Watermill Express v. Calcasieu Parish School Board, 96-1520 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 04/02/97), 693 So.2d 10.

- State of Louisiana v. Quantex, 2000-0307 (La. App. 1st Cir. 07/03/01), 809 So.2d 246.

For additional information about our tax law services, contact Stutes & Lavergne.

We hope you will never need us, but in the event you do, we are here to help.

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