Stockwell, Sievert is actively involved in providing legal advice and representation in matters of state and local taxation, including income and franchise tax, ad valorem tax, and sales and use tax. The firm represents its business and industry clients in state and local tax protests at the administrative level, before the Louisiana Tax Commission, the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, and the Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation.
A unique aspect of the firm’s practice in this area is that its state and local tax attorneys are experienced litigators. Stockwell, Sievert has represented a number of business and industry Clients in significant property tax, franchise tax, and sales and use tax litigation with state and local taxing authorities. The firm’s state and local tax attorneys are often called upon to provide amicus curiae briefs on behalf of industry in cases which will have significant impact upon business and industry in Louisiana.