SUBPART Y. LOUISIANA HOUSING TRUST FUND
§120.76. Income tax checkoff; donation for the Louisiana Housing Trust Fund; creation; use of monies
A. Every individual who files an individual income tax return for the current tax year and who is entitled to a refund may designate on his current year return that all or any portion of the total amount of the refund to which he is entitled shall be donated to the Louisiana Housing Trust Fund, created pursuant to R.S. 40:600.26, for the purpose of assisting low-income individuals and families to access affordable housing, in lieu of that amount being paid to him as a refund, in which case the refund shall be reduced by the amount so designated. The designation shall be made at the time of the filing of the current year tax return and shall be made upon the income tax return form as provided by the secretary of the Department of Revenue. No donation made under the provisions of this Subsection shall be invalid for lack of an authentic act.
B. Upon receipt of any taxpayer's current year income tax return upon which the designation of a donation has been made pursuant to Subsection A of this Section, the secretary shall enter in a central record the amount of the donation and the name of the donor. The secretary shall forward such amount to the Louisiana Housing Trust Fund annually, on or before March first of the year following the year in which the tax return was filed.
Acts 2003, No. 734, §2, eff. June 27, 2003.