2012 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 47 — Revenue and taxation
RS 47:1642 — Criminal penalty for evasion of tax


LA Rev Stat § 47:1642 What's This?

§1642. Criminal penalty for evasion of tax

Any person who willfully fails to file any return or report required to be filed by the provisions of this Subtitle, or who willfully files or causes to be filed with the secretary any false or fraudulent return, report, or statement, or who willfully fails to pay such tax, penalty, or interest, or who willfully aids or abets another in the filing with the secretary of any false or fraudulent return, report, or statement, with the intent to defraud the state or evade the payment of any tax, fee, penalty, or interest, or any part thereof, which shall be due pursuant to the provisions of this Subtitle, shall be punished as follows:

(1) Fined not more than two thousand dollars or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than two years, or both, when the total actual tax exceeds one thousand dollars.

(2) Fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both, for all other violations under this Section.

Acts 2003, No. 170, §1, eff. June 2, 2003.

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