Employee Classification Assessment from the Louisiana Workforce Commission

Worker classification is a big deal. We work with clients and read about problems regarding worker classification as an employee or independent contractor on at least a weekly basis. I’ve also written about the topic several times on this blog. Sometimes it can be tough to determine how to classify a worker. Fortunately, the ... Continue Reading

The Timeline for Zoning Changes in New Orleans

If you’re opening a new business in New Orleans, you may have to apply for a zoning change. Generally, the legislative process after the City Planning Commission acts takes about 6 weeks, minimum, but it may increase due to neighborhood opposition, concerns from the council, and other factors. The City Planning Commission ... Continue Reading

Paying the City of New Orleans Occupational License Tax – Part 2

This is a continuation from Part 1 of how to pay your City of New Orleans Occupational License Tax. If you don’t have an online account with the city to pay your taxes, you should checkout that post first and register. After you’ve regsitered, it may take a few days for the account to be approved by the city. My registration ... Continue Reading

Shutting down an LLC in Louisiana

Today I want to talk about shutting down your Louisiana limited liability company (LLC) with the Secretary of State. The process is legally called “dissolving,” and essentially means that you want to close the business. This could mean that you opened the business and never did anything with it, or that the business is going out ... Continue Reading