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It's Time to Get it Right, LA!


Students need smaller class sizes, updated text books, and accessible health services. Educators need updated teaching tools, safe classrooms, and better pay. True stories, right?

Well, here's a way to get the money needed to make this possible: Roll back on corporate tax breaks.

Just last year, school districts across Louisiana lost millions of dollars in revenue to a corporate tax break program that allows big businesses to skip out on paying their fair share of property taxes. Learn more about the program by checking out this quick explainer video....

Want to get involved in helping spread awareness about the impact of tax breaks on our public schools?

  1. Join the Get it Right! Action Team
  2. Take our "School Needs" survey 

ITEP IN THE NEWS

APRIL 9, 2018: Teachers union says industrial tax exemptions costing too much for East Baton Rouge schools

APRIL 4, 2018: Business tax credit would cost $94,000 in local revenue

MARCH 26, 2018: ITEP committee eyes compromise formula for controversial tax break

MARCH 19, 2018: Job creation becomes a point of debate on tax exemptions for manufacturers

MARCH 18, 2018: Promoting Fiscal Transparency — Up to a Point

MARCH 5, 2018: Caddo School Board Denies Industrial Tax Exemption

FEBRUARY 26, 2018: Caddo Parish Louisiana Loses Third of Property Taxes to Incentives

FEBRUARY 19, 2018: Tax Exemptions Force Working Poor to Pay for Business Tax Breaks

FEBURARY 18, 2018: In a First, Louisiana Sheriff Rejects Tax Break for Local Business - A Move That Has Business Leaders Concerned

FEBRUARY 11, 2018: Shreveport-Caddo Has New Power Over Tax Program Which Gave Away Over $680 Million

DECEMBER 17, 2017: No Strings Attached: Thanks to tax breaks, Cameron Parish government struggles amid industrial boom

DECEMBER 16, 2017: Louisiana's costliest incentive program allowed manufacturing companies to cut jobs while saving billions in taxes


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