Meetings on February 9 to explain Louisiana School Tuition & Expense Tax Deduction

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Revenue will host a series of meetings across the state to provide information and answer questions about the series of tax deductions known as the Louisiana School Tuition & Expense Tax Deduction. 

The Louisiana School Tuition & Expense Tax Deduction applies to education expenses required by schools that were paid during 2009.  Eligible expenses include private and parochial school tuition, uniforms, home-schooling supplies, and education supplies required by the school.  To claim the deduction, it is not necessary to be the student’s parent, but you must be able to claim the student as a dependent on your Louisiana Resident Individual Income Tax Return.

The meetings will take place on Tuesday, February 9, at 6:00 p.m. at the following locations:

Alexandria Area
City of Pineville Community Center
708 Main Street, Pineville
Baton Rouge Area
8585 Archives Avenue, Baton Rouge
Lafayette Area
Lafayette Public Library, South Branch
6101 Johnston Street, Lafayette
Lake Charles Area
Capital One Tower, 12th Floor
1 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles
Monroe Area
Ouachita Public Library, Main Branch
1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe
New Orleans Area
St. Charles Public Library, Westbank Branch
105 Lakewood Drive, Luling
Shreveport Area
1525 Fairfield Avenue, Room 205, Shreveport

 For more information, visit the Louisiana School Tuition & Expense Tax Deduction page at


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