Assessor’s Office urges business owners to attend information sessions April 3, 4, & 5

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erroll-williams-277×177(ORLEANS PARISH ASSESSOR’S OFFICE) – Assessor Erroll G. Williams is holding three business seminars this week to help small business owners fill out their Personal Business Property Self Reporting Form (LAT 5), which can also be submitted online at   The question and answer sessions will feature Business Personal Property Supervisor Mickey Markey.

The sessions are free and will offer direct staff assistance regarding completion and online submittal of the form. The LAT 5 is a declaration of a businesses’ merchandise/inventory, if applicable, and the cost and year of purchase of fixed assets, such as equipment and furnishings. The forms were recently mailed to all commercial entities in Orleans Parish and are due no later than April 30, 2013. The forms are available for download at the Assessor’s website.

Reservations can be made by calling (504) 897-6152 or emailing

The free information sessions for hands-on help will be held:

Wednesday, April 3

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Craige Center

1800 Newton St.


Thursday, April 4

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Lindy Boggs Conference Center

Room 256

2045 Lakeshore Drive


Friday, April 5

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

City Hall

Room 8E010

1300 Perdido